The Ashanti Region’s number of COVID-19 cases as at Friday, May 12, 2020 is 662 according to the Ghana Health Service.
Ghana’s Coronavirus cases have now hit 5,127; the Director of the Ghana Health Services Dr Patrick Aboagye has said this routine Press briefing this morning.
Obuasi is now the hottest spot where we have massive search and identification ongoing. 307 new cases from Ashanti Region, and 272 Coronavirus Cases from Obuasi alone.
The Greater Accra region has recorded 89 new
cases whilst the Ashanti region has 307 new cases. The Central region has also
recorded 27 new cases with the Western and Volta regions recording 3 and 1 new
According to Dr. Aboagye, majority of the new cases were recorded from workplaces.
“Let’s create the necessary space at workplaces because they are becoming hotspots,” he said.
Of the 5127 cases, 1474 were recorded from routine surveillance, 115 are travellers who were put into mandatory quarantine upon arrival and the remaining 3,538 were identified from enhanced surveillance.
Recoveries and deaths, however, still stand at 494 and 22 respectively bringing the active cases to 4611.
“Our total recoveries as at yesterday is 494 and we have about 180 awaiting their second negative tests which will increase the number of recoveries.’ Dr. Aboagye added.
Greater Accra 3, 981
Ashanti region 662
Central region – 154
Western region – 52
Eastern region – 99
Volta Region – 32
Upper East Region – 26
Oti Region – 24
Upper West Region – 20