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Covid-19 deaths in Ghana reach 310, active cases rise

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Coronavirus deaths have increased to 310 after four persons died from the disease, latest update by the Ghana Health Service (GHS) indicates.

 

According to the latest figures, active cases have surged up slightly to 347 as of Saturday, October 10, 2020.

 

The Bono, North East, Northern, Savannah and Upper West Regions currently the five regions with no active cases.

 

The new figures from the GHS also indicate that 29 new cases of the disease have been recorded, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 47,126.

 

Of the new cases, 14 persons who arrived into Ghana via the Kotoka International Airport tested positive for COVID-19.

 

This brings to 77 the number of international travellers to have tested positive for COVID-19 following the reopening of the Kotoka International Airport.

 

Meanwhile, 46,469 persons have recovered from the disease.

 

Ghana has so far conducted 502,666 tests since the first case was recorded in March.

 

Below is the cumulative cases per region from highest to lowest:

 

Greater Accra Region – 24,324

 

Ashanti Region – 10,980

 

Western Region – 2,971

 

Eastern Region – 2,419

 

Central Region – 1,928

 

Bono East Region – 783

 

Volta Region – 679

 

Western North Region – 644

 

Northern Region – 547

 

Ahafo Region – 527

 

Bono Region – 511

 

Upper East Region – 323

 

Oti Region – 242

 

Upper West Region – 90

 

Savannah Region – 62

 

North East Region – 19

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