Five more die in Ghana from coronavirus

Ghana records 700 cases daily from the novel pandemic

Five more die in Ghana from coronavirus
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Ghana's active COVID-19 cases have increased by 772 to 5,515.

The country has also recorded eight more deaths, raising the death toll to 424, with overall COVID-19 recoveries pegged at 61,843 

This was made known by the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye at a press conference in Accra on Tuesday.

According to him, the country is now recording an average of 700 COVID-19 cases daily.

He also noted that the Greater Accra Region as at January 30, accounted for 56.7 per cent of total cases, while the Ashanti and Western Regions accounted for 16.0 and 6.1 per cent of cases respectively.

He added that 294 persons who had tested positive for COVID-19 were on admission, with 34 being critical, 122 being severe and 138 being mild to moderate cases.