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3 deaths, 658 new cases of Covid-19 recorded

A Covid-19 patient receiving treatment at the Ga East Hospital

Three more persons have died as the novel coronavirus as the country recorded 658 new infections by January 18, 2021.

This brings the death toll to 361 and 2,413 active cases, according to the Ghana Health Service (GHS).

GHS data further indicate that 28 patients are currently at a critical stage with 83 others in severe conditions.

Out of a cumulative total of 59,480 confirmed Covid-19 cases so far, 56,706 have either recovered or been discharged.

Regional Breakdown

Greater Accra Region – 33,731; Ashanti Region – 11,560; Western Region – 3,261; Eastern Region – 2,687; Central Region – 2,210; Volta Region – 808; Bono East Region – 795; Western North Region – 689; Bono Region – 645; Northern Region – 607; Ahafo Region – 537; Upper East Region – 438; Oti Region – 244; Upper West Region – 152; Savannah Region – 62; North East Region – 25.