COVID-19: Ghana’s case count hikes to 17,741, recoveries reach 13,268

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390 new cases of COVID-19 have been recorded, bumping up Ghana’s case count to 17,741 as at June 29, 2020.

This latest update was announced by the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Patrick Kuma-Aboagye on Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at a press briefing organised by the Ministry of Information.

Per the briefing, 24 persons are in critical and severe conditions with four on ventilators.

13,268 persons have however recovered from the disease.

According to Dr. Kumah Aboagye, “this brings out death rate to 0.63 percent, far lower than even the African average of about 2 percent. This leaves our active cases at 4,361 and these are people being managed at our treatment sites, isolation centres and some under home management based on your situation.”

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