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Covid-19 spreads to all Ghana’s 16 regions – GHS

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The Covid-19 virus has now spread to all the 16 administrative regions of Ghana.

The Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, who made this known at a press briefing in Accra on Monday, said all the 16 regions in Ghana have reported active cases as of January 22.

The latest updates from to the Ghana Health Service at the time of filing this report indicate that Ghana has recorded 3,525 active cases of the coronavirus as of Monday, January 25, 2021.

The death toll is now 367.

According to Dr. Kuma-Aboagye, as many as 695 new cases were recorded between January 21 and 22

Listed in order of severity, he disclosed that the Greater Accra, Ashanti and Western Regions are the biggest hotspots of Covid-19 cases in the country.

Meanwhile, Information Minister designate, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has said if the upward trend of the Covid-19 infection in Ghana persists, the president will have no option but to lock down the country.

He said “It is very important that we ensure that the positive numbers go down. If this trend continues, we would be overwhelmed.”

Mr. Oppong Nkrumah therefore, advised members of the general public to do their parts in ensuring that Ghana wins the fight against the pandemic for normal life to continue.


Source: A1Radioonline.com|101.1MHz|Ghana

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