Nine new COVID-19 related fatalities have taken Ghana’s death toll to 215, according to a Ghana Health Service update on Sunday, August 9, 2020.

The GHS announced in its latest report that 470 new cases have been reported from the labs, increasing the national tally to 41, 003. The overall active cases stand at 2,458 after 38,330 recoveries and discharges were recorded.

“A total of 470 new cases were reported on August 6, 2020. These are samples that were taken from the period 4 July to 5 August 2020… but reported from the lab on August 6,” GHS said.

At least six persons are in critical condition while 22 others have been classified as severe, according to the GHS, adding three more are on ventilators.

Cumulative regional cases:

Greater Accra Region – 20,491

Ashanti Region – 10,251

Western Region – 2,801

Eastern Region – 1,923

Central Region – 1,721

Bono East Region – 660

Volta Region – 622

Western North Region – 568

Northern Region – 454

Bono Region – 439

Ahafo Region – 428

Upper East Region – 282

Oti Region – 204

Upper West Region – 88

Savannah Region – 62

North East Region – 9

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