Ghana has confirmed 470 new COVID-19 cases sending the country’s case count to 24,988, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) announced on Monday, July 13, 2020.

The total number of recoveries increase to 21, 067 as death toll remains 139.

“A total of 470 new cases were reported on July 10,2020. These are samples that were taken from the period 21 June to 9 July 2020… but reported from the lab on July 10,” the GHS said on its website.

Four patients are currently on ventilators with eight in critical condition while 25 others remain in a severe situation.

Regional breakdown:

Greater Accra Region – 13,690

Ashanti Region – 5,259

Western Region – 2,140

Central Region – 1,110

Eastern Region – 948

Volta Region – 418

Upper East Region – 282

Northern Region – 267

Bono East Region – 205

Western North Region – 200

Oti Region – 128

Bono Region – 107

Ahafo Region – 98

Upper West Region – 70

Savannah Region – 57

North East Region – 9

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