Ghana records 3 new COVID-19 fatalities; Death toll now 22

Ghana’s COVID-19 death toll now 22

Ghana’s coronavirus death toll now sits at twenty-two following the loss of three more patients to the deadly virus.

This was captured in the latest update on the Ghana Health Service (GHS) COVID-19 website.

The GHS also reported 251 new cases shooting the country’s case count to 4,263 as at Saturday, May 9, 2020.

“The cumulative number of COVID-19 cases recorded in Ghana since the 12th of March 2020 is 4,263. There have been 378 recoveries and 22 deaths. Between the 7th and 8th May, a total of 251 new cases have been reported with the majority of them from the Greater Accra Region (205 cases representing 82%),” the GHS said in a statement accompanying the update.

Meanwhile, the number of recoveries has also increased to 378.

Below is the regional breakdown of coronavirus cases in Ghana.

  1. Greater Accra Region – 3,641
  2. Ashanti Region – 252
  3. Eastern Region – 96
  4. Central Region – 62
  5. Western North Region – 56
  6. Western Region – 35
  7. Volta Region – 32
  8. Upper East Region – 26
  9. Oti Region – 24
  10. Upper West Region – 20
  11. Northern Region – 16
  12. North East Region – 2
  13. Bono Region – 1
  14. Ahafo Region – 0
  15. Bono East Region – 0
  16. Savannah Region – 0
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