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Health worker dies from COVID-19 in the Eastern Region

Reports reaching Salt 95.9 FM indicates a Health Worker in the Eastern Region has died from the novel Coronavirus.

The total number of persons who have died in the region are now two after a Senior Police officer died from the disease on May 29,2020.

There has also been an increase in the number of health workers who have tested positive for the virus. It increased from 30 to 49.

An update by the Eastern Regional Health Directorate dated June 10, 2020, indicated the regional case Count had increased from 198 to 208.

The additional confirmed cases were recorded in West Akim (4), New Juaben South (3) , Denkyembuor (2) and Birim Central (1).

Below is the Eastern Regional Breakdown of cases by Districts/ Municipalities.

1) Lower Manya Krobo-75

2) New Juaben South – 32

3) Kwawu West- 23

4) Akuapim North-15

5) Denkyembour- 14

6) Asuogyaman- 13

7) Nsawam Adoagyiri- 7

8) Fanteakwa North -6

9) Birim North -6

10) West Akim- 5

11) Birim Central- 4

12) Suhum- 3

13) Achiase- 2

14) Akuapim South -1

15) Abuakwa North-1

16) Upper Manya Krobo-1

Source: Ghana/Starrfm.com.gh/Kojo Ansah

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