Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), on Tuesday said the nation has in the last few days, recorded a gradual decline in the number of COVID-19 cases and expects the trend to continue as the public adheres to the preventive protocols.
He said Ghana’s active COVID-19 cases stood at 3,617 with 168 deaths as of Monday, July 27 after a total of 782 new positive cases where recorded from the June 23rd to July 25th.
The Director-General said 2,489, of the active cases, are in Accra, active cases in the Ashanti region has significantly reduced to about 480; Western Region has 222 active cases, and Volta Region has 111 active cases.
The Eastern Region has 49 active cases; Central Region has 91, and Western North and the Upper West Regions have five active cases respectively and the Savanah Region has only one active case.
Ghana has since the outbreak of the COVID-19 in March this year recorded 30,631 recoveries with a cumulative total of 34,406 cases as the viral case fatality of 0.54 per cent.
The nation has so far conducted 382,752 tests, bring the national test positivity rate to 8.99 per cent.