Eighty-eight persons have died from the Omicron variant of COVID-19 between December 2021 and Thursday, January 13, 2022.
This was disclosed by the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye.
According to the GHS Director-General, a total of 64 deaths were recorded in December 2021.
Twenty-four deaths have also been recorded as of Thursday, January 13, 2022, for the New Year.
Dr Kuma-Aboagye noted that cases of Delta and Alpha variants have also been recorded apart from the Omicron variant.
Ghana’s active cases now stand at 13,576.
Some 133,190 recoveries have been recorded from the total number of cases recorded since mid-March 2020.