#COVID19 Updates: Coronavirus cases in Ghana surge to 7,616 with 9 new recoveries

COVID-19 cases in Ghana leaps to 1,550

Ghana’s COVID-19 case tally has risen to 7,616. According to the Ghana Health Service, 313 new persons have been confirmed with nine more recoveries.

The update published on their official website as of Friday, May 29, 2020 shows that the Bono East region has become the 15th out of Ghana’s 16 regions to record a COVID-19 case.

The region accounts for one of the 313 new cases announced by the GHS.

General breakdown

Out of the 313 new cases, 227 were recorded from the routine surveillance while 86 of the patients were confirmed among people tested through enhanced contact tracing.

Regional breakdown

The Greater Accra region still leads as the region with the most number of cases followed by the Ashanti Region.

Greater Accra Region – 5,331

Ashanti Region – 1,160

Western Region – 395

Central Region – 376

Eastern Region – 117

Western North Region – 63

Volta Region – 59

Northern Region – 36

Oti Region – 26

Upper East Region – 26

Upper West Region – 22

North East Region – 2

Savannah Region – 1

Bono Region – 1

Bono East Region – 1