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Accra Tops Covid-19 Deaths

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The Greater Accra Region is leading in the number of recorded Covid-19 deaths.

The region has so far accounted for 20 out of the 31 Covid-19 deaths recorded in Ghana.

Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) Dr Patrick Kuma Aboagye disclosed this at the May 21, Covid-19 press briefing in Accra.

Giving further details on the death toll, Dr Aboagye said 17 of the Covid-19 patients who died were males while 14 were females.

“28 of the patients had comorbidities, ” he said.

He said the Service has so far managed 114 of the cases in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) out of which six passed.

“We have 8 patients in ICU now, four at the University of Ghana Medical Centre, two in the Ga East Hospital and two at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH), ” he said.

None of the patients in the ICUs are on ventilators, Dr Aboagye said.

Ghana, as at May 21, has recorded 6,269 confirmed Covid-19 cases with 1,898 recoveries.

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