The country’s active Covid-19 cases have increased to 13,025, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has said.
In its latest update, the Service said as of December 31, 2021, a total of 1,084 new cases were recorded, while three people succumbed to the virus.
Per the Services’ data, there have been 22 severe cases, with 4 in critical conditions.
GHS added that 132,869 people have recovered and have been discharged.
The new cases bring the country’s cumulative case count to 147,203, with 1,309 deaths since the outbreak of the pandemic in the country in March 2020.
The Greater Accra Region leads the chart with new infections, followed closely by Ashanti Region.
Already, health experts have declared that the country is officially experiencing the fourth wave.
The Director of Public Health at the Service, Dr Franklin Asiedu Bekoe, also warned that the situation will worsen due to the disregard of the Covid-19 protocols during the Christmas festivities.
Cumulative cases per Region are as follows;
Greater Accra Region – 81,932
Ashanti Region – 21,692
Western Region – 7,879
Eastern Region – 6,710
Volta Region – 5,621
Central Region – 5,257
Bono East Region – 2,726
Bono Region – 2,157
Northern Region – 1,787
Upper East Region – 1,595
Ahafo Region – 1,108
Western North Region – 1,049
Oti Region – 865
Upper West Region – 747
North East Region – 283
Savannah Region – 263
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