Ghana’s COVID-19 case count rises to 15,472
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The number of COVID-19 cases in Ghana risen by 459 taking the total case count in Ghana to 15,472.
Ghana Health Service revealed this in their Thursday 25 update.
The new cases were reported in 34 districts within nine regions of the country.
This was announced by the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Patrick Kuma Aboagye at a press briefing organised by the Information Ministry.
Meanwhile, death toll in the West African country still stands at 95 and a total of 352 persons have also recovered from the disease raising the recoveries count to 11,430.
“Currently, as of today, we have recorded 15,472 cumulative cases from the first day the number of persons who have tested positive in the country. Out of this, 9,146 has come enhanced contact tracing. Either for now, we are looking at risk screening among others that is also part of the institutional data we are getting and some of the testing of contacts. 6,327 has also come from general surveillance which is for those who present symptoms which suggest that they may be positive. Of this 15,472, 11,433 have recovered and are home or at their workplaces.”
He added, “Currently, we have about 22 people who are severe, six are critical, and 95 deaths. So the total active cases 3947,” he further added.