Ghana’s COVID-19 active cases increase beyond 1,000

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Ghana’s active case count of COVID-19 has risen beyond 1,000 cases for the first time since a revision to the COVID-19 prevention measures was announced by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in March 2022.

At the time the restrictions which included the mandatory wearing of face masks in public places were lifted, the country had only 72 active cases of COVID-19 and over 13 million vaccinated persons.

Figures from the Ghana Health Service COVID-19 portal indicate that as of June 13, 2022, the country had 1,064 active cases and had administered a total of 16,396,820 vaccine doses.

Regional breakdown

A week ago, only eight of the 16 regions had active cases.

Currently, 11 regions have active cases, namely; the Volta, Oti, Greater Accra, Eastern, Central, Ashanti, Bono East, Western, Brong Ahafo, Upper West and Upper East regions.

The regions without active cases of the illness are North East, Northern, Western Nort, Ahafo and Savannah.



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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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