Ghana COVID-19 death toll rises to 647 as active cases drops to 4,866

Ghana COVID-19 death toll rises to 647 as active cases drops to 4,866

- 18 more people have lost their lives to the to the virus disease

- This makes the total death recorded now 647

- The active cases on the other hand, has significantly dropped to 4,866, despite 373 new cases been recorded

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Ghana's coronavirus death tolls has risen up by 18 making the total death recorded now 647.

The active cases on the other hand, has significantly dropped to 4,866, despite 373 new cases been recorded.

These statistics however, takes the country’s total case count to 86,465 with a total of 80,952 recoveries.

At least 66 persons have their cases classified as severe while 24 remain critical with none on a ventilator.

Ghana is currently vaccinating citizens against the virus within 43 districts, which are hotspots of the pandemic in the country.

Ghana COVID-19 death toll rises to 647 as active cases drops to 4,866
Ghana COVID-19 death toll rises to 647 as active cases drops to 4,866
Source: UGC

The Greater Accra, Ashanti, Western, Eastern and Central Regions continue to lead with the highest rate of coronavirus infections.

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In President Akufo-Addo's 24th COVID-19 address to the nation, he mentioned that the vaccines were going to be administered in some 43 districts which according to him have been earmarked as Epicenters.

Government begun mass vaccination of the COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, across selected places in the country.

Prior to that, the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, and his wife, Rebecca Akufo-Addo were the first to take the jab at the 37 military hospital.

Meanwhile, the Programme Manager on Immunization at the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Kwame Amponsa-Achiano, has noted that a total of 30,500 Ghanaians have received the COVID-19 vaccine as of March 3, 2021.

He noted that out of the 30,500, about 16,990 of them are males while 13,450 are females.

Dr. Amponsa-Achiano was elated about the turnout for the vaccination exercise saying it has so far been impressive.

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He commended Ghanaians for coming out in their numbers to patronize the vaccines. He further disclosed that about 11,500 frontline health workers had also been vaccinated.

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Source: Yen Newspaper

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