According to the latest update from the Ghana Health Service (GHS),Ghana’s Covid-19 active cases have hit 620.
This follows the confirmation of 76 new cases of infections announced by the Ghana Health Service bringing the country’s cumulative cases to 48,200.
Also, 47,260 patients have recovered or been discharged, while 320 have so far succumbed to the disease.
The latest update indicated that, three cases were critical, two of whom were on ventilators while eight were considered severe.
The active cases were being managed in treatment sites, isolation centres across the country, while some were under home management.
So far a total of 534,364 tests have been conducted, out of which 187,327 were from Routine Surveillance, 304,038 from Enhanced Contact Tracing and 42,999 from international travellers at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA).
Out of the total confirmed cases, 19,385 were from the General Surveillance; 28,680 cases from the Enhanced Contact Tracing with 135 cases recorded from tests conducted on international traveller at KIA.
A new study conducted by scientists at the University of Ghana, has revealed that about 20 per cent of people living within Accra and Kasoa may have been exposed to the COVID-19 virus.
Greater Accra Region remains the hotspot of the disease with a case count of 25,203 followed by the Ashanti Region- 11,008.
Below is the cases recorded in other regions
Eastern Region- 2,429
Central Region- 1,931
Bono East Region – 785
Volta Region – 682
Western North Region – 651
Bono Region- 550
Northern Region – 547
Ahafo Region – 528
Upper East Region – 358
Oti Region- 242
Upper West Region – 90
Savannah Region – 62
North East Region – 19