Ghana’s coronavirus deaths jump from 18 to 22

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Ghana’s coronavirus deaths has risen from 18, to 22, with four new cases.

The Ghana Health Service made this new information available on its website earlier today.

The updates also sees the number of infections rise to 4,263 new cases.

A statement on the GHS website reads: “The cumulative number of COVID-19 cases recorded in Ghana since the 12th of March 2020 is 4,263. There have been 378 recoveries and 22 deaths. Between the 7th and 8th May, a total of 251 new cases have been reported with the majority of them from the Greater Accra Region (205 cases representing 82%).”

The Greater Accra region still leads with 3,641 cases whilst the Ashanti region follows with 252 cases.

Find the regional breakdown below:

Greater Accra Region – 3,641

Ashanti Region – 252

Eastern Region – 96

Central Region – 62

Western North Region – 56

Western Region – 35

Volta Region – 32

Upper East Region – 26

Oti Region – 24

Upper West Region – 20

Northern Region – 16

North East Region – 2

Bono Region – 1

Savannah Region – 0

Ahafo Region – 0

Bono East Region – 0