- Ghana's coronavirus infections are now 28,430 as of Tuesday, July 21, 2020
- 53 individuals have died from the virus
- Meanwhile, 25,331 persons have recovered or been discharged
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Five more people have died of COVID-19 in Ghana, taking the death toll to 153, official figures reveal.
The Ghana Health Service (GHS) on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 reported that it has recorded 763 new cases, increasing the national caseload to 28,430.
“A total of 763 new cases were reported on July 17, 2020. These are samples that were taken from the period 7 June to 16 July 2020, but reported from the lab on July 17,” the GHS said in its latest update.
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The total number of recoveries are up to 24,901 leaving the active cases at 3,376.
Eight patients are in critical condition, 25 others have their conditions classified as severe, and four are on ventilators.
Greater Accra Region – 15,328
Ashanti Region – 6,151
Western Region – 2,310
Central Region – 1,155
Eastern Region – 1,087
Volta Region – 511
Bono Region – 421
Bono East Region – 294
Upper East Region – 282
Northern Region – 271
Western North Region – 216
Oti Region – 147
Ahafo Region – 116
Upper West Region – 75
Savannah Region – 57
North East Region – 9
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YEN.com.gh earlier reported that the number of patients who have either recovered or been discharged currently stands at 24,901.
However, a very frequently asked question with regards to COVID-19 is whether a recovered patient can be re-infected.
There is currently no concrete evidence or findings to establish whether or not a recovered COVID-19 patient can be re-infected with the virus.
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