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Coronavirus: 113 new positive cases and 301 recoveries recorded in 24hrs

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has reported 113 new cases of the novel Coronavirus since its last update 24 hours ago.

The total number of confirmed cases now stands at 7,881.

This was confirmed in an update on Sunday, May 31, 2020.

According to the GHS, 301 more people have recovered from the virus, increasing the tally for recoveries to 2,841.

One more person has also succumbed, leaving the death toll at 36.

Five people are currently in critical condition with two of them put on ventilators.

About the 36th death

Per the GHS’ report, the 36th death is of a 93-year-old man who reported to an Accra-based hospital with COVID-19-link symptoms. He is reported to have underlying health conditions including hypertension.

“93-year-old male, a known hypertensive and also with prostate cancer was admitted in a hospital in Accra with a complaint of difficulty in breathing and cough. COVID-19 was suspected and patient isolated at the emergency room. COVID-19 samples were taken on 26th May, 2020 and results then confirmed as positive,” the Ghana Health Service reported.

Regional Breakdown

Greater Accra Region – 5,507

Ashanti Region – 1,184

Western Region – 421

Central Region – 393

Eastern Region – 117

Volta Region – 71

Western North Region – 67

Northern Region – 37

Oti Region – 26

Upper East Region – 26

Upper West Region – 22

North East Region – 2

Savannah Region – 1

Bono Region – 1

Bono East Region – 1

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