COVID-19: Ghana’s Case Count now 17,741 with 13,268 Recoveries
Death toll stands at 112
Ghana’s COVID-19 case count has risen to 17,741 after 390 more persons tested positive for the virulent disease.
This was confirmed by the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Patrick Kuma-Aboagye in a COVID-19 case management press briefing on Tuesday, June 30, 2020
He noted that, so far, a total of 13,268 persons have recovered from the disease, with the death toll being pegged at 112.
“As of 30th of June 2020 but this represents 29 June, 2020 data. As of yesterday, we have recorded a total of 17,741 out of about 297,591 persons tested with a test positivity rate of 5.96 percent. The total recoveries out of this number stand at 13,268 and we have recorded a total death of 112.
This brings out death rate to 0.63 percent far lower than even the African average of about 2 percent.
“This leaves our active cases at 4,361 and these are people being managed at our treatment sites, isolation centers and some under home management based on your situation” he added.
Currently, there are 24 persons in critical and severe conditions with four on ventilators according to Dr. Kuma-Aboagye.
“As of this morning, we have about 24 cases who are in severe conditions across the centers at UGMC, Ga East, and all the places where we have critical care being managed. We have people on ventilators,” he said.