Eight more persons have died from COVID-19 in Ghana, pushing the country’s death toll to 231, according to the Ghana Health Service’s latest update.

Meanwhile, the country has made major gains in the fight against the disease by way of recoveries with the number standing at 39, 993.

The active cases have dropped to 1,839.

Ghana’s COVID-19 case count currently stands at 42, 063 after 216 new ones were reported from the lab. Four persons are currently on ventilators, leaving six others in critical condition while 17 have been classified as severe cases.

Regional cases:

Greater Accra Region – 20,970

Ashanti Region – 10,476

Western Region – 2,863

Eastern Region – 2,024

Central Region – 1,754

Bono East Region – 703

Volta Region – 630

Western North Region – 580

Northern Region – 472

Ahafo Region – 469

Bono Region – 468

Upper East Region – 282

Oti Region – 213

Upper West Region – 88

Savannah Region – 62

North East Region – 9

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