Ashanti Region crosses 1,000, as Ghana’s Covid-19 cases hit 6,617
The Ashanti Region’s coronavirus cases have crossed the 1,000 milestone, as the country’s case count hit 6,617.
Per the update, 27 more people have recovered from the disease in the country, bringing the number of recoveries to 1,978 while 31 lives were lost to the disease.
This means the country’s active case count is 4,608–the number of people currently receiving treatment for COVID-19.
The Ghana Health Service released the latest data on its website on Saturday, May 23, 2020.
Greater Accra remains the region with the highest case count of 4,699.
The data also indicate that males constitute 61% of the cases with females at 39%
The new cases were recorded in the Greater Accra, Ashanti, Central, Western, Volta and Western north regions.
The Greater Accra contributed the most, with 81 new cases, with specific areas such as Ga South and Korle Klottey featuring significantly.
The Ashanti Region recorded 22 new cases from areas, including Obuasi and Kumasi metro.
13 new cases were recorded in the Western Region with all the cases from Presti Huni Valley.
The central Region recorded 10 new cases while Volta had one and Western North, four.