Ghana has now recorded 7,616 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus according to the latest data from the Ghana Health Service on Friday, May 29, 2020.
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The GHS indicated that 313 new cases have been confirmed with nine more people declared recovered.
Bringing the number of patients who have recovered to 2,421 and 34 deaths.
The update also revealed that the Bono East region has become the 15th out of Ghana’s 16 regions to record a COVID-19 case.
The region accounts for one of the 313 new cases announced by the GHS.
Breakdown of new cases
The Greater Accra region still leads as the region with the most number of cases followed by the Ashanti Region.
Greater Accra Region – 5,331
Ashanti Region – 1,160
Western Region – 395
Central Region – 376
Eastern Region – 117
Western North Region – 63
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
Bono East Region – 1
Ahafo Region – 0
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that the head of the Psychiatry Unit of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), Dr. Ruth Owusu-Antwi has revealed that the fear of catching the COVID-19 disease has brought a surge in mental health cases at her unit.
The country's second-largest facility has over the past weeks recorded cases in the aftermath of the lifting of the partial lockdown, which was imposed to curtail the spread.
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