Coronavirus pandemic: Ghana’s case count is now 7,303

Coronavirus pandemic: Ghana’s case count is now 7,303

- 186 new COVID-19 cases have been recorded in Ghana pushing the total count to 7,303

- Also, the GHS data shows 2,412 persons who tested positive for COVID-19 earlier have also recovered

- Health officials in Ghana have so far conducted 205,890 COVID-19 tests

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Ghana's COVID-19 cases recorded as of Wednesday, May 27, is 7,303 the Ghana Health Service has announced.

The GHS also noted that the total number of recoveries has, also, jumped to 2,412.

The death toll, however, remains 34.

Coronavirus pandemic: Ghana’s case count is now 7,303
President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo.
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Despite the increasing numbers, the government has indicated that it intends easing the restrictions imposed by President Nana Akufo-Addo, as part of measures instituted in dealing with the spread of the virus.

On Tuesday, 26 May 2020, Senior Minister Yaw Osafo-Maafo said a lot of advanced countries are easing their COVID-19 restrictions and, so, it will not be out of place for Ghana to do so, too.

On Friday, we’ll put all of this together [consultations] and, on the best advice available, we will make the various decisions”, the former Finance Minister told journalists at a press briefing in Accra on Tuesday, 26 May 2020.

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Below is the regional breakdown:

Greater Accra Region – 5,148

Ashanti Region – 1,099

Central Region – 360

Western Region – 344

Eastern Region – 117

Western North Region – 62

Volta Region – 59

Northern Region – 36

Oti Region – 26

Upper East Region – 26

Upper West Region – 22

North East Region – 2

Savannah Region – 1

Bono Region – 1

Ahafo Region – 0

Bono East Region – 0 earlier reported that Members of Parliament representing various constituencies on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress are calling for Parliament to be closed for two weeks.

Their call comes after two MPs tested positive for the new coronavirus as well as 13 of the parliamentary staff.

The MP for Adaklu, Kwame Agbodza believes the abrupt break would not affect government business as “no urgent business is going on.

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