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Ghana’s COVID-19 death toll now 38

Two more persons have died from the novel Coronavirus disease in Ghana bringing the country’s death toll to 38.

This was captured on the Ghana Health Service’s website on Tuesday, June 2, 2020.

227 new COVID-19 cases have also been recorded raising the country’s case count to 8,297.

According to the Ghana Health Service’s update, some 39 persons who contracted the virus have also recovered increasing the recoveries count to 2,986.

About death 37 and 38

About death 37, the Ghana Health Service reported, “A 52-year-old female with metastatic Ovarian cancer and gastro internal bleeding reported at a hospital in Kumasi with respiratory symptoms. She was admitted as a suspected COVID-19 and isolated and died after three days on admission and confirmed as COVID-19 positive.”

However, for death 38, About death 37, the Ghana Health Service said “A 64-year-old female was admitted with an initial diagnosis of Congestive Cardiac Failure and bilateral pneumonia and later confirmed as COVID-19 positive. She died after two days on admission,” the service also reported.

Regional breakdown

The Greater Accra Region is still leading the chart with  5,798 cases, followed by the Ashanti and Western Regions with 1,263 and 436 cases respectively.

Cases per region

  • Greater Accra Region – 5,798
  • Ashanti Region – 1,263
  • Western Region – 436
  • Central Region – 410
  • Eastern Region – 117
  • Volta Region – 84
  • Western North Region – 68
  • Northern Region – 37
  • Oti Region – 26
  • Upper East Region – 26
  • Upper West Region – 22
  • Bono East Region – 6
  • North East Region – 2
  • Savannah Region – 1
  • Bono Region – 1

Source: Ghana/otecfmghana.com

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