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Covid updates: 15 additional fatalities as death toll hits 945

At least 524 new coronavirus cases have been confirmed by the Ghana Health Service (GHS) pushing the country’s active cases to 6,265

 

At least 524 new coronavirus cases have been confirmed by the Ghana Health Service (GHS) pushing the country’s active cases to 6,265.

The death toll hits 945 after 15 additional fatalities were recorded across the country, an update on the GHS COVID-19 dashboard reveals.

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As of August 14,  2021, Ghana’s total confirmed cases stand at 112,378. Currently, health officials have recorded 105,168 recoveries.

So far, 128 persons are in severe condition while 51 remain critical, according to GHS. Cases detected at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) are 2,523  with 2,361 recoveries.

According to the Ghana Health Service, the month of July recorded the highest number of COVID-19 cases among international arrivals since the airport opened on 1 September 2020.

Breakdown of regional  cases 

 

Greater Accra Region – 60,185

Ashanti Region – 19,622

Western Region – 6,415

Eastern Region – 5,295

Central Region – 4,091

Volta Region – 3,677

Bono East Region – 2,104

Bono Region – 1,950

Northern Region – 1,693

Upper East Region – 1,337

Ahafo Region – 975

Western North Region – 943

Oti Region – 649

Upper West Region – 519

North East Region – 236

Savannah Region – 164

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