Ghana’s active Covid-19 rises to 5515 with 424 deaths

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The country’s active Covid-19 cases have surged to 5515 as of Tuesday, February 2, 2021, the Ghana Health Service has announced.

Ghana’s Covid-19 total case count stands at 67,617 with 61,843 recoveries, an active case count of 5,515.

At a press conference in partnership with the Information Ministry, the Director-General of the Service, Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye said the death toll has also risen to 424.

“The total active cases as at this moment is 5515, with the majority of the cases nearly 60% in Accra,” said.

He added that it is “followed by 16% for Ashanti and Western Region recording 6.1%.”

Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye reiterated, “All 16 regions still continue to have active cases.”

He said so far Greater Accra has become a hotspot with a lot of people failing to wear their face mask and some not following the safety protocols.