The Director-General of the Ghana Health Service Dr Patrick Kuma Aboagye says the Ghana Health Service has received reports of 5 new deaths but are yet to validate the information.
That will raise the number of deaths from 11 to 16.
Addressing journalists on Tuesday afternoon at the Ministry of Information, Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, stated that they will validate the information and update the public duly.
“We have received reports of five new deaths, I did not mention the death toll because we are yet to validate to know where those reports were actually recorded, my team is working on that and we will update it on the GHS COVID-19 website very soon”.
At the same press briefing he also announced that Ghana’s case total has risen to 1,671 with 188 recoveries.
“Ghana currently has 1,671 cases confirmed as at this morning. Out of this 568 has come from general surveillance which those who fall ill and approached the hospital and were tested. 105 still remains part of the earlier quarantined in Tamale and those we have from the enhanced tracing that’s the group that we actually went out to look for, we found a 1,113 bringing our total to 1,671. Currently, about 1,461 are well or no symptoms and are responding very well to treatment. We have about six who are moderate to critically ill, two (2) at UGMC, three (3) in Ga East, and one (1) in Korle-bu as we speak today all the other part of the country we do not have any other critical cases. For recoveries, we have recovered about 188 all these people have recovered and we are waiting on more for the second test to be discharged,” the Director-General of GHS said.