Eight more persons have died from COVID-19 sending the country’s death toll to 239, according to the Ghana Health Service update on Monday, August 17, 2020.

The total case count stands at 42,653 with a total of 40,567 people either recovered or discharged.

The current active cases have seen a slight increase from 1,839 to 1,847 with 121 new cases recorded.

Source: GHS
Source: GHS

Cumulative Cases per Region

(Case Count from Highest to Lowest)

Greater Accra Region – 21,212

Ashanti Region – 10,569

Western Region – 2,899

Eastern Region – 2,097

Central Region – 1,801

Bono East Region – 720

Volta Region – 642

Western North Region – 580

Northern Region – 489

Ahafo Region – 485

Bono Region – 480

Upper East Region – 282

Oti Region – 229

Upper West Region – 88

Savannah Region – 62

North East Region – 18

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