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Ghana’s Covid-19 cases surpass 15,000

The Ghana Health Service has confirmed 445 new Covid-19 cases in the country, resulting an increase in the overall case count to 15,013.

In an update on its Covid-19 webpage, the Service puts the country’s current recovery tally at 11,078 with no new deaths.

Six of the infected persons, according to the GHS, are in critical condition, four are on ventilators and 24 in a severe state.

Giving a regional breakdown of the figures, the GHS said Greater Accra has 8,691 cases, Ashanti, 2,915; Western, 1,213; Central, 798; Eastern, 407 and Upper East 271.

The rest are, Oti, 105; Western North, 92; Northern, 77; Savannah, 38; Bono East, 35; Upper West, 35; Ahafo, eight; North East, four and Bono, three.