Ghana’s COVID-19 deaths increase by 5; cases hit 26,572

Ghana’s COVID-19 deaths increase by 5; cases hit 26,572

- Ghana's COVID-19 death toll has risen to 144

- According to the latest update from the Ghana Health Service, 447 new cases of COVID-19 have been recorded

- The total COVID-19 numbers in Ghana is 26,572

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Five more persons have succumbed to the coronavirus in Ghana, taking the death toll to 144, according to a Ghana Health Service‘s Friday evening update.

The national tally has jumped to 26, 572 after 447 new cases were recorded with the total number of recoveries increasing to 22, 915.

The active cases have dropped to 3, 513.

Ghana’s COVID-19 deaths increase by 5; cases hit 26,572

Ghana’s COVID-19 deaths increase by 5; cases hit 26,572
Source: UGC

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Regional breakdown:

Greater Accra Region – 14,674

Ashanti Region – 5,607

Western Region – 2,218

Central Region – 1,140

Eastern Region – 1,012

Volta Region – 460

Upper East Region – 282

Northern Region – 271

Western North Region – 216

Bono East Region – 206

Oti Region – 139

Bono Region – 107

Ahafo Region – 103

Upper West Region – 71

Savannah Region – 57

North East Region – 9

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YEN.com.gh earlier reported that the former National Democratic Congress (NDC) MP for Ningo Prampram, Enoch Teye Mensah, also E.T. Mensah, is the latest politician to have contracted the deadly COVID-19.

According to a report by Starrfm.com.gh, the former Sports minister was rushed to the University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC) on Wednesday, 15 July 2020.

He was apparently facing difficulty in breathing.

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