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Covid-19: Ghana’s death toll hit 223 as eight more persons die

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Eight more persons have surrounded to COVID-19 related death, taking Ghana’s death toll to 223.

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) posted on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 that 168 new cases have been confirmed from the labs, increasing the national case count to 41, 572.

The active cases are now 2,029 after 39, 320 patients were declared recovered and discharged. Five persons are in critical condition with 18 others classified as severe. Three are on ventilators, according to the GHS.

Source: GHS
Regional breakdown:

Greater Accra Region – 20,749

Ashanti Region – 10,393

Western Region – 2,818

Eastern Region – 1,972

Central Region – 1,749

Bono East Region – 689

Volta Region – 626

Western North Region – 568

Ahafo Region – 463

Northern Region – 454

Bono Region – 439

Upper East Region – 282

Oti Region – 211

Upper West Region – 88

Savannah Region – 62

North East Region – 9

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