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Covid-19: Ghana Records 2,097 Recoveries

Covid-19: Ghana Records 2,097 Recoveries
LISTEN MAY 26, 2020

Some 156 new cases were recorded with much fewer cases were being recorded as indicated by the new trend.

The new cases were identified in five out of the 16 regions; Greater Accra recorded 72; Western - 57; Central - 13; Volta - 10, and Ashanti - four.

Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, the Director General of the Ghana Health Service, confirmed at media briefing in Accra on Tuesday.

Dr Kuma-Aboagye noted that the country was likely to record a lot more recoveries as they ramped up testing on persons who had recovered.

He said 800 people are in isolation across the country.

"About half or more than half of this number are in Accra; the rest at The Pentecost Convention Centre, and in various centres in Ashanti and some in hotels in the other regions," Dr Kuma-Aboagye said.

The regional statistics are: Greater Accra - 4,908, Ashanti - 1,066, Western – 334, Central-319, Eastern -106, Western North-62, Volta- 57, and Northern - 36.

The rest are Oti – 26, Upper East – 26, Upper West – 21, North East -two, Savannah – one, Bono – one, with Ahafo and Bono East zero.

---GNA

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