General News of Thursday, 18 June 2020
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Some 393 cases record on Thursday has pushed Ghana’s number of coronavirus infections to 12, 929.
An update by the Ghana Health Service indicates that the number of recoveries which stood at 4410 on Wednesday, June 17 has shot up to 4468 due to some 58 recoveries.
No new death was recorded as the death toll remains 66 with 14 people now critically ill and four on ventilators.
Ghana now has 8,395 active cases from its latest update.
“14 cases are classified as severe and four are classified as critical that are on ventilators,” the Director of the Disease Surveillance Department of the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Badu Sarkodi said.
Below is the regional breakdown
Greater Accra Region - 7,573
Ashanti Region - 2,403
Western Region - 1,051
Central Region - 732
Eastern Region - 299
Volta Region - 291
Upper East Region - 241
Oti Region - 101
Western North Region - 81
Northern Region - 61
Savannah Region - 37
Upper West Region - 32
Bono East Region - 23
North East Region - 2
Bono Region - 1
Ahafo Region - 1
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