- 607 new COVID-19 cases have been recorded in Ghana
- This has pushed Ghana’s total case count to 27,667
- Three more deaths have also been recorded, raising the death toll to 148
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Ghana has confirmed six hundred and seven (607) new COVID-19 cases pushing the country’s total case count to 27,667.
The new cases which were recorded on July 16, 2020, came from samples that were taken between June 22 to July 15, 2020.
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Three more deaths have also been recorded, raising the death toll to 148.
Active cases currently stand at 4,270.
Regional case count from highest to lowest
Greater Accra Region – 15,136
Ashanti Region – 5,841
Western Region – 2,253
Central Region – 1,140
Eastern Region – 1,077
Volta Region – 502
Bono East Region – 294
Upper East Region – 282
Northern Region – 271
Bono Region – 266
Western North Region – 216
Oti Region – 146
Ahafo Region – 103
Upper West Region – 74
Savannah Region – 57
North East Region – 9
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YEN.com.gh earlier reported that a presidential staffer, Charles Nii Teiko Tagoe, has recovered from the novel COVID-19, calling on all to stop the stigmatisation.
In a Facebook post on Saturday, July 18, 2020, Tagoe, popularly called ‘Cyber’ within his close circles, said: “A couple of weeks ago, I tested positive for the COVID 19 virus. By God’s will and grace, I have survived and have fully recovered. It is unimaginable what one has to go through for the 14 days living with COVID.”
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