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Ghana coronavirus: 5,735 cases, prez fact-checked on testing ‘record’

May 17: 5,735 cases, prez fact-checked on testing ‘record’

Total confirmed cases = 5735 (new cases = 97)

Total recoveries = 1,754 (new = 294)

Total deaths = 29 (new = 5)

Active cases = 3,952

Figures valid as of close of day May 16, 2020

Ghana maintained her spot as West Africa’s most impacted after the Health Ministry released latest figures yesterday.

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May 16: 5,530 cases, jumbo recoveries

Total confirmed cases = 5,638 (new cases = 108)

Total recoveries = 1,460 (new recoveries = 1086)

Total deaths = 24 (new deaths = 0)

Active cases = 4,150

Ghana recorded a boost in recoveries with a record 1,086 discharges authorities reported early Saturday.

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May 14: 5,530 cases, 13 of 16 regions infected

Total confirmed cases = 5,530 (new cases = 122)

Total recoveries = 674 (new recoveries = 160)

Total deaths = 24 (new deaths = 0)

Active cases = 4,832

Thirteen of the 16 regions in the country have recorded cases of the disease.

Statistics as at close of day May 13, 2020

Total confirmed cases = 5,408 (new cases = 281)

Total recoveries = 514

Total deaths = 24

Active cases = 4,872

May 12: Cases hit 5,127; gold-rich Obuasi new hotspot

Ghana’s case statistics passed the 5,000 mark after 427 new cases were recorded according to head of the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Aboagye.

May 10: 4,263 cases, Accra prison ‘infected’

Ghana’s case statistics as of close of day May 9 stood at 3,263 according tallies released by the health service.

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