Ghana’s COVID-19 cases cross 40,000 with 8 new deaths

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Ghana’s total COVID-19 cases have now reached 40,097 after 455 new infections were recorded.

Data available on Ghana Health Service’s website shows that the new infections recorded were samples taken from the period July 15 to August 3 but reported from the lab on August 4.

Also, the eight new deaths have pushed the national death toll to 206.

Recoveries and discharges stand at 36,638 leaving the active cases at 455.

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However, seven persons are in critical state with 4 on ventilators and 25 persons in severe condition.

Greater Accra Region continues to remain as the epicentre of the virus with active cases of 1,804 followed by Ashanti and Eastern regions with 656 and 242 active cases respectively.

The North East, Upper East and Upper West regions all have zero cases for now.

Proportion of COVID-19 active cases to total cases from March to August.

Below is the cummulative cases per region

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