COVID-19: 28 more deaths recorded; Ghana's fatality toll now 561

COVID-19: 28 more deaths recorded; Ghana's fatality toll now 561

- The coronavirus has killed 28 more people in Ghana, raising the country’s death toll to 561

- These new figures are statistics from the last update on Tuesday, February 16, 2021

- The recent surge in the COVID-19 cases in Ghana has been largely blamed on the lack of adherence to the COVID-19 safety protocols

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The coronavirus disease also known as COVID-19 has killed 28 more people in Ghana, raising the country’s death toll to 561.

A total of 702 new COVID-19 cases were also recorded, making the active cases 7,866.

There seems to be a reduction in the active cases and the total recorded cases as statistics from February 15 indicated that there were 718 new cases and 8,216 active cases

COVID-19: 28 more deaths recorded; Ghana's fatality toll now 561

COVID-19: 28 more deaths recorded; Ghana's fatality toll now 561
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Ghana has had 77,748 confirmed cases of infection with 69,321 recoveries.

The Greater Accra Region leads with the highest number of active cases followed by the Ashanti Region and Western Region with 665 cases.

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Central, Eastern, and Volta Regions also have cases in their hundreds.

These new figures are statistics from the last update on Tuesday, February 16, 2021, according to the Ghana Health Service (GHS) website.

The recent upsurge in the COVID-19 cases in Ghana has been largely blamed on the lack of adherence to the COVID-19 safety protocols.

So far, all the 16 regions in Ghana have recorded cases of the virus.

In other news, President Akufo-Addo has suspended the mounting of parades as part of activities to mark Ghana’s 64th Independence Day celebration.

The independence day celebrations in Ghana are mostly synonymous with well-rehearsed and coordinated parades from various schools across the country.

This year's independence day celebration would not see that happening as the cases of the coronavirus disease is on the rise.

Per this directive, this will be the first time in the history of our country's independence day celebrations that no parade will be held. As stated in the president's own words, 'we are not in normal times'

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