Coronavirus: Ghana’s case count reaches 5,530 with 674 recoveries


Ghana’s COVID-19 case count has increased to 5,530 with 674 recoveries. The case count as of Wednesday, May 13, 2020, stood at 5,408.

This means that 122 new positive cases have been recorded.

The total number of deaths stands at 24.

Giving a breakdown of the new cases, Dr Badu Sarkodie said 57 of the new cases were recorded in the Greater Accra Region, 62 in the Ashanti Region, two in the Central Region and one in the Western North Region.

Ghana's COVID-19 Peaked On April 25 - Dr Badu Sarkodie
Dr Badu Sarkodie

The Director of Public Health of the Ghana Health Service, Dr Badu Sarkodie said this at a media briefing by the Ministry of Information on Ghana’s COVID-19 update in Accra.

The Press Briefing centered on further clarifications on hospitality sector openings, update on Government engagements with stakeholders on potential post restrictions measures and Community spread advisory.

Below is the Regional Breakdown

Count of Cases per Region

(Case Count from Highest to Lowest)

Greater Accra Region – 4,204

Ashanti Region – 788

Central Region – 194

Eastern Region – 99

Western Region – 61

Western North Region – 57

Volta Region – 34

Upper East Region – 26

Oti Region – 24

Upper West Region – 21

Northern Region – 19

North East Region – 2

Bono Region – 1

Savannah Region – 0

Ahafo Region – 0

Bono East Region – 0

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