Ghana coronavirus: case count hits 1,279; two new regions 'infected'

Ghana coronavirus: case count hits 1,279; two new regions 'infected'

April 24: Ghana records 125 more cases

The coronavirus case count in Ghana has reached 1,279. Which indicates an increase of 125 new cases since the last tally was released on April 22. The previous increase was by 112, the first since the lifting of a partial lockdown.

The country has also recorded four more recoveries to bring the tally to 124 whiles a new death takes the tally to 10. Two regions recorded their index cases, Oti and Western North regions with the Greater Accra region maintaining its yawning lead as the epicenter.

Ghana is sub-Saharan Africa’s third most impacted country with the current tally behind South Africa and Cameroon with 3,953 and 1,430 cases respectively.

West Africa’s most impacted as of April 24

Ghana – 1,279
Ivory Coast – 1,004
Nigeria – 981
Guinea – 862
Niger – 671
Burkina Faso – 616
Senegal – 545