In the wake of spiral in Covid – 19 cases, Ghana has witnessed a crescendo as the cases hits 4,263.
The Ghana Health Service on their website has indicated an increase in death, shooting our death toll to 22.
With regards to recoveries however, we have 55 more people have recovering from the disease, taking that number to 378. This is certainly an improvement and a cause for joy.
The regional case counts show that two of the Coastal regions, namely, Greater Accra and Central and Ashanti Region have recorded new cases.
From 3,436 cases as of May 8, Greater Accra which remains Ghana’s epicentre now has 3,641 cases, an increase of 205.
Another hotspot region, the Ashanti Region has also recorded 42 new cases sending the count there to 252.
On the other hand, the Central region recorded four new cases, taking its tally to 62.
Eastern region did not see any increase as it maintains its numbers in the region of 96 cases.
Western North now has a total of 56 cases reported in the region, with Western obtaining 35 infected persons in the region.
The Volta region now has 32, Upper East with 26, Oti recording 24, Upper West also recording 20, Northern with 16, North East recording 2 and Bono, the only region with the lowest number, one.
So far, amidst the increase in infections, regions like Ahafo, Bono East and Savannah have yet to record any cases.
Moment of Confusion as Covid 19 cases increases.
It would be recalled that at a press briefing in Accra on Tuesday, May 5, the Director of Public Health of the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Badu Sarkodie said the COVID-19 curve had peaked.
Interestingly, in another turn of events Health Economist, Dr. Gordon Abekah – Nkrumah thinks we have not peaked as suggested.
BY: ONESIPHORUS OBUOBI