COVID-19: Ghana's case count now 18,630; 496 new cases recorded

COVID-19: Ghana's case count now 18,630; 496 new cases recorded

- Ghana's case count has risen to 18,630

- The number experienced a hike after 496 new cases were recorded as of today

- 22 persons are in severe conditions, eight in critical and six on ventilators

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Latest statistics from the Ghana Health Service as of Thursday, July 2, 2020 indicates that Ghana's case count has risen to 18,630.

The number experienced a hike after 496 new cases were recorded as of today.

This was announced by the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Patrick Kuma-Aboagye on Thursday, July 2, 2020, at a press conference organized by the Information Ministry.

The number of recorded recoveries has also risen to 14,046.

Dr. Kuma-Aboagye further said 22 persons are in severe conditions, eight in critical and six on ventilators.

COVID-19: Ghana's case count now 18,630; 496 new cases recorded

COVID-19: Ghana's case count now 18,630; 496 new cases recorded Source: UGC
Source: UGC

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As of yesterday, Wednesday, July 1, 2020, the total number of confirmed cases was 18,134 with te death toll rising from 112 to 117.

One of the 5 recorded deaths yesterday, was the former General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party, Sir John.

Meanwhile, the Greater Accra region still leads the chart with over 10,000 confirmed cases, while the North East region just recording 6 cases.

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In a related development, the deputy minister for trade and industry, Carlos Ahenkorah and the New Patriotic Party's (NPP)campaign manager, Peter Mac Manu are reportedly on admission at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Korle Bu teaching hospital.

Citi news report indicates that they both tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease otherwise known as COVID-19.

According to a report filed by Citinews, they are not the only NPP leaders who have tested positive for the virus as a number of government officials have tested positive for the virus.

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