COVID-19 kills 19 people within 48 hours in Ghana; death toll rises to 1036

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COVID-19 has claimed nineteen more lives in Ghana in 48 hours.

According to the latest update by the Ghana Health Service (GHS), the country’s death toll as at August 27, rose at 1,036 from 1017 deaths recorded on August 25.

This means that between August 25 and August 27, the deadly virus killed 19 additional people in the country.

The number of active cases currently is 7,151. The active cases have increased by 127 since the previous update. One hundred and forty-one out of the total cases are severe while 55 other cases are considered critical.

Again, 428 new cases have been recorded in eight regions and at the Kotoka International Airport. In the Greater Accra Region alone, 235 new cases have been recorded.

These additional cases bring the total confirmed Covid-19 cases to 119,436. The Ghana Health Service as of August 27, has discharged 111,249 individuals who have recovered from the virus.

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