- There are currently 24 COVID-19 patients that are in “severe” conditions
- Eight patients are in critical condition, with four on ventilators
- The country's latest coronavirus case count is 33,624
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Ghana has confirmed 655 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the country’s case count to 33,624.
There are currently 3,655 active cases and 29,801 recoveries.
This is contained in the latest data published by the Ghana Health Service on Tuesday, July 28, 2020.
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The figure also shows that the total fatalities of 168 remains unchanged in the last 48 hours.
Cumulative cases per region
Greater Accra Region – 17,383
Ashanti Region – 8,229
Western Region – 2,563
Central Region – 1,362
Eastern Region – 1,244
Volta Region – 588
Bono East Region – 436
Bono Region – 426
Northern Region – 363
Western North Region – 308
Upper East Region – 282
Oti Region – 174
Ahafo Region – 121
Upper West Region – 79
Savannah Region – 57
North East Region – 9
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YEN.com.gh has also reported that health workers stationed at the various voter registration centres are unhappy about a slash in their allowances.
The Electoral Commission announced three weeks ago that 7,000 health personnel have been deployed for the registration exercise.
They are tasked with ensuring the necessary COVID-19 safety protocols are adhered to by all registrants.
According to a nurse who reached out to YEN.com.gh, their allowances have been slashed.
She explained that health workers at the various registration centres used to get GHc100 per day, but it has now been reduced to GHc70.
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