Coronavirus: Ghana Records over 1,000 Active Cases with No Death Since March 2022
- Ghana's active Covid-19 cases have increased, with the numbers jumping from 370 to 1,064 in June 2022
- The active case count was 370 as of June 2, 2022, but increased to 401 on June 5 and 837 on June 9
- The nation recorded a Covid-related death in March 2022, and the cumulative death count has since remained at 1,445
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Active Covid-19 cases in Ghana have risen astronomically in the most recent weeks, with numbers exceeding 1,000 this week.
The country recorded below 400 active Covid-19 numbers in early June 2022.
Per Citi News, the active case count was 370 as of June 2, 2022, but increased to 401 on June 5 and 837 on June 9.
Current active cases
Now, the active cases recorded stand at 1,064, with the Greater Accra Region leading with 923 active cases, followed by the Ashanti Region with 47 cases.
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The country recorded a Covid-related death in March 2022, and the cumulative death count has since remained at 1,445.
Cumulatively, 163,332 COVID-19 cases have been recorded in Ghana since the virus struck the country in March 2020.
There have been 160,823 recoveries since March 2020, with 16,396,820 Covid vaccination doses administered.
According to the Ghana Health Service (GES), the figure for persons fully vaccinated is 6,950,095, while those who have received one dose stand at 10,223,563, and 1,006,920 persons have received their first booster dose.
Monkeypox Virus: GIDC Says Fears Over 5 Confirmed Cases in Ghana Not Legitimate
YEN.com.gh previously reported that the Acting Director at the Ghana Infectious Disease Centre (GIDC), Dr Joseph Oliver-commey, has minimised fears following an outbreak of the monkeypox virus in the country.
Five cases of the monkeypox virus were confirmed by the Ghana Health Service (GHS) on Wednesday, June 8, quickly sparking fears in a section of the public.
''So far, since the outbreak, we've tested 12 suspected cases in Ghana since May 24, 2022. We have confirmed five cases in three regions; Eastern, Bono, and Greater Accra. No deaths have occurred among the cases,'' said the Director-General of the Service, Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, at a press briefing.
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