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Coronavirus: Ghana’s case count inches pass 39k, death toll now 199

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Ghana's death toll from the virus now 199 Ghana’s death toll from the virus now 199

A total of 574 new cases reported on August 2, 2020 have pushed Ghana’s coronavirus case count to 39, 075 according to the latest update by the Ghana Health Service (GHS) on Wednesday, August 5, 2020.

“These are samples that were taken from the period 23 June to 1 August 2020,” the GHS said on its dedicated COVID-19 portal.

Also, Ghana’s death toll from the infection stands at 199.

Meanwhile, 35, 563 patients have been discharged or recovered bringing the country’s active case count to 3,313.

Below is a regional distribution of the Ghana’s coronavirus case count.

(Case Count from Highest to Lowest)

Greater Accra Region – 20,080

Ashanti Region – 9,588

Western Region – 2,738

Central Region – 1,620

Eastern Region – 1,579

Volta Region – 610

Bono East Region – 536

Western North Region – 526

Bono Region – 439

Ahafo Region – 364

Northern Region – 354

Upper East Region – 282

Oti Region – 200

Upper West Region – 88

Savannah Region – 62

North East Region – 9

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