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Covid19: Ghana records six new deaths; 19 in critical condition

Ghana has recorded six new COVID-19 deaths, the Ghana Health Service has reported.

The country’s death toll has now reached 691, as at March 11, 2021.

The figures also show that at least 19 patients are in critical condition while 48 other cases have been described as severe.

There are however 3,673 active cases after 223 cases were reported, according to figures on the Ghana Health Service’s website.

Tests

So far the country has tested 945,743 persons, which includes tests from routine surveillance, enhanced contact tracing, and tests at the Kotoka International Airport. Out of this number 87,985 have tested positive for the virus while 83,621 have recovered and been discharged from holding centers. 

Regional Breakdowns

Meanwhile Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has disclosed over 400,000 Ghanaians have been vaccinated since the vaccination exercise began March 1.

In an attempt to inspire public confidence and put to rest all negative theories about the vaccines, President Akufo-Addo, Vice President Dr Bawumia and their spouses were the first to take the vaccines.

The country is however racing to with time to procure more COVID-19 vaccines after it received close to 650, 000 jabs from the COVAX platform and donations.

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