Five more people have become casualties of the coronavirus disease in Ghana as of August 30, 2021.

This is according to the Ghana Health Service (GHS), as the latest figure puts the death toll at 1,052.

The GHS website also revealed that 449 new cases have been recorded.

Some 112,460 persons have also recovered/been discharged. This brings the number of active cases down to 6,940 from the initial 7,151 as of the last update.

Covid-19: 5 more die as Ghana's active cases drop to 6,940
Ghana Health Service (GHS)

Out of the active cases, 147 are in severe condition while another 60 are in a critical state.

Cumulatively, 120,452 Ghanaians have contracted the novel coronavirus since the first two cases were recorded in March 2020.

Covid-19: 5 more die as Ghana's active cases drop to 6,940

Regional Breakdown

Greater Accra Region – 64,720; Ashanti Region – 20,164; Western Region – 6,756; Eastern Region – 6,081; Volta Region – 4,510; Central Region – 4,259; Bono East Region – 2,411; Bono Region – 2,046; Northern Region – 1,704; Upper East Region – 1,370; Ahafo Region – 1,030; Western North Region – 956; Oti Region – 759; Upper West Region – 575; North East Region – 256; Savannah Region – 187