- The total number of deaths from COVID-19 has reached 28 and the Ghana Health Service has provided full details
- It has surfaced that 3 out of the 28 had no comorbidities and 1 out of that 3 was a 9-year-old boy
- Also, most of the people who have passed on are males as a minority of 11 people were female
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In the most recent update of the Ghana Health Service on the situation of the country regarding the novel coronavirus outbreak, full details of the deaths are released.
A breakdown sighted by YEN.com.gh shows that the youngest person was nine years old and interestingly, he had no underlying condition or comorbidity.
What can also be deduced from the list is that majority of the people who have lost their lives in the battle, had Hypertension and Diabetes Mellitus.
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Other underlying conditions that were reported include cerebrovascular disorder, retroviral infection, asthma, chronic liver disease and intestinal pulmonary disease.
Also, 11 out of the total 28 deaths recorded are female whilst the 17 majority are all males, according to the report.
In total, three individuals had no underlying conditions and passed on purely due to the adverse effects of the novel coronavirus on the body.
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Meanwhile, the total number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus or COVID-19 in Ghana has increased from 5,530 to 5,638 in the latest update on the pandemic.
This was confirmed by the Disease Surveillance Department of the Ghana Health Service on the night of May 15, 2020, as 108 new cases were confirmed.
It is indicated that the number of deaths has also increased by four, bringing the total to 28 whilst the number of recoveries has also shot up to 1,460.
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