Six more people in the country have died from the novel coronavirus, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has reported.

Also, 679 persons have been infected with the virus bringing the country’s total confirmed cases to 60,794.

The new deaths bring the death toll to 367 and 3,286 active cases.

The number of active cases has shot up by 44 after a GHS report on the number of cases recorded in the country, January 19.

However, a total of 57,141 recoveries/discharges have been recorded.

The Ghana Health Service has scheduled a press conference on Monday to discuss issues in relation to the surge of Covid-19 cases.

Below is a breakdown of the cumulative cases per region as at January 19.

Greater Accra Region – 34,255

Ashanti Region – 11,612

Western Region – 3,261

Eastern Region – 2,698

Central Region – 2,215

Bono East Region – 795

Volta Region – 816

Western North Region – 689

Bono Region – 619

Northern Region – 645

Ahafo Region – 537

Upper East Region – 464

Oti Region – 244

Upper West Region – 152

Savannah Region – 62

North East Region – 25

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