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Ghana’s coronavirus case count now 6,904; recoveries now 2,097

By;brightwebtv/nana asare barimah

Ghana has recorded 156 new coronavirus cases, bringing the national tally to 6,964.

The figure stood 6,808, however during a press briefing at the Ministry of Information on Tuesday, May 26, 2020, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) announced new cases in 5 out of the 16 regions in the country.

Director-General of the GHS, Dr. Patrick Kumah Aboagye, said during the press briefing that Western Region, which has recorded 57 new cases, was fast becoming the new hotspot for the disease.

“The total count 6,964 out of which 2,097 have recovered…this is just a tip a tip of the iceberg because as we ramp up testing of those who have recovered, we will get more,” Dr Aboagye said.

Regional breakdown of cases

Greater Accra Region – 4,908

Ashanti Region – 1,068

Central Region – 319

Western Region – 334

Eastern Region – 106

Western North Region – 62

Volta Region – 57

Northern Region – 36

Oti Region – 26

Upper East Region – 26

Upper East Region – 26

Upper West Region – 21

North East Region – 2

Savannah Region – 1

Bono Region – 1

Ahafo Region – 0

Bono East Region – 0

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