Coronavirus: Ghana’s death toll rises to 95

Ghana has recorded 10 more death of COVID 19 cases, sending the country’s total fatal cases from 85 to 95.

Addressing the press on Tuesday, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) said the death toll from the illness has risen by 10 more people to 95 while recoveries have increased to 10,907.

According to the data released by the GHS, the total number of cases recorded stands at 14,568.

Out of the total number of positive cases, 6019 were found through general surveillance while 8,549 were through enhanced contact tracing testing.

Currently, there are 3,566 active cases being managed in treatment sites, isolation centers as well as home management.

24 persons are severe and 6 are in critical conditions (5 on ventilators), the Ghana Health Service stated.

The latest update comes from the results of 277, 550 samples that were tested by the various testing centers across the country.

“We have so far following the review recorded 95 deaths. Currently, we have 24 severe cases across the country and six cases are critical and five persons are currently on ventilators. We have a total of 414 new cases reported from 25 districts across the country and three regions. Which is that about 13 regions did not record any new case yesterday.”

The total number of persons who have recovered/discharged has also increased to 10,907.

This implies that 434 persons who tested positive for the virus have been discharged per new discharge protocols adopted by the Ghana Health Service.

The country has however recorded 10 new deaths pushing the death toll to 95.

Dr. Kuma-Aboagye at the press conference said the current active case in Ghana stands at 3566.

Source: Ghana/otecfmghana.com

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