Ghana has recorded 459 new cases Covid-19 cases the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service has announced.

Dr Patrick Kuma Aboagye also said there have been 352 new recoveries taking total recoveries to 11, 433.

“As of today, we have recorded 15,472 cumulative cases from the first day some persons tested positive in the country. Out of this, 9,146 has come from enhanced contact tracing,” he told journalists at a press briefing in Accra.

“Either for now, we are looking at risk screening among others that is also part of the institutional data we are getting and some of the testing of contacts.

“6,327 has also come from general surveillance which is for those who present symptoms which suggest that they may be positive. Of this 15,472, 11,433 have recovered and are home or at their workplaces,” he added.

“Currently, we have about 22 people who are severe, six are critical, and 95 deaths. So the total active cases 3947,” he further added.

The cases are reported to have been recorded in 34 districts within nine regions of the country.

The death toll however, still stands at 95.