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COVID-19 death toll jumps to 182; as case count passes 35k

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Ghana has recorded 14 more deaths from the coronavirus disease.

In the latest update given by the Disease Surveillance Department of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) on Thursday, July 30, the deaths have risen from 168 to 182.

By the latest case count, the total cumulative cases have risen to 35,501. The recoveries-cum-discharges are now 32,096.

This leaves the active cases at 3,223. Out of these active cases, 23 are “severe” cases while six are in critical conditions with four on ventilators.

The Eastern Region recorded the highest number of new cases with 112. The Greater Accra Region and Central Region followed with 68 and 64 cases respectively.

The cases were reported on July 28, 2020. They are from samples taken between July 16 and July 27.

Regional breakdown

Greater Accra – 18,205

Ashanti – 8,748

Western – 2,576

Central – 1,366

Eastern – 1,304

Volta – 593

Bono East – 483

Bono – 431

Western North – 363

Northern – 309

Upper East – 282

Oti – 192

Ahafo – 145

Upper West – 79

Savannah – 57

North East – 9

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