Third-wave 'possible' as COVID-19 inches up in Ghana

Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Ghana are on the rise.

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The spread of COVID-19 in the country is showing increases, but possibly the beginning of a worrying trend as the number of active cases near 2,000.

The latest figures from the Ghana Health Service indicate that the number of active cases has steadily risen to 1,982 after falling to almost 1,000.

159 new cases were confirmed and out of the number, eleven are in critical condition while 23 are severe.

The death toll stands at 800.

A total of 97,130 cases have been recorded with 94,349 recoveries and discharge.

Below is the regional breakdown:

Greater Accra Region - 53,282

Ashanti Region - 16,396

Western Region - 5,957

Eastern Region - 4,468

Central Region - 3,552

Volta Region - 2,617

Northern Region - 1,661

Bono East Region - 1,447

Bono Region - 1,441

Upper East Region - 1,320

Western North Region - 919

Ahafo Region - 820

Upper West Region - 500

Oti Region - 463

North East Region - 231

Savanna Region - 123

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