- Ghana's COVID-19 death toll has risen to 168
- According to the Ghana Health Service, 532 new cases have also been confirmed
- The country's total case count is up to 32,969
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Seven more people have died of COVID-19 related infections in Ghana, taking the toll to 168 in the latest update.
The Ghana Health Service (GHS) on Monday, July 27, 2020, announced that five patients are currently on ventilators while 34 others are in severe and critical conditions.
The country’s active cases now stand at 3,307 after 29,494 people were discharged out of the 32,969 total number of cases, the GHS reported.
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Meanwhile, President Nana Akufo-Addo has said all the students who tested positive for COVID-19 have either recovered or are on the road to recovery.
In his 14th address to the nation on the COVID-19 situation on Sunday, 26 July 2020, Akufo-Addo said: “safety and good health of students and staff have been the paramount considerations in the reopening of schools."
He further urged students and all Ghanaians to fully adhere to the enhanced COVID-19 protocols.
Greater Accra Region – 17,152
Ashanti Region – 7,866
Western Region – 2,544
Central Region – 1,355
Eastern Region – 1,234
Volta Region – 579
Bono East Region – 436
Bono Region – 426
Western North Region – 353
Northern Region – 302
Upper East Region – 282
Oti Region – 174
Ahafo Region – 121
Upper West Region – 79
Savannah Region – 57
North East Region – 9
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that government revealed it spent GHc54.3 million on the cooked meals it served the underprivileged during the 21-day lockdown in Accra and Kumasi.
According to the Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, government also distributed GHc50.2 million to over 400,000 of the most-vulnerable individuals under the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) Programme.
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