The Ghana Health Service has confirmed 397 new cases of COVID-19 across the country, with the Greater Accra Region recording more than half of the cases.

The new infections were recorded in eight reginos including Greater Accra.

Number of Cases Region                 
224 Greater Accra
83 Ashanti
19 Western
18 Volta
10 Upper West
6 Central and Western North

So far, total of 56,226 patients have recovered or been discharged, leaving the country just 2,178 cases to manage.

Out of this the active cases, 82 of them are in severe conditions with 29 considered critical who are being mangaed in treament sites, isolation centres across the country, while some are under home management.

The death toll, however, remained at 358 since the last update on Wednesday, January 20, 2021.

So far, a total of 721,263 tests have been conducted and out of this, 226,450 are from routine surveillance, 357,143 from contact tracing and 137,670 from international travellers arriving at Kotoka Internationals Airport.

The Greater Accra and the Ashanti Regions continue to be the epicentre of the virus in the country with cumulative cases of 33,241 and 11,448 respectively.

Don't forget to obey the safety rules given by the president and the health personnels. Once again, Coronavirus is real. Stay safe.

Published on 22nd, Jan 2021

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