Akufo-Addo to address nation on Covid-19


President Akufo-Addo is expected to address the nation tonight on measures taken against the spread of covid-19 in the country.

This would be his 19th time addressing the nation since the pandemic broke out in March this year.

Ghana’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) death toll has slightly increased to 331, according to the latest Ghana Health Service update.

The active cases stand at 991 after 100 cases were confirmed from the labs. This sums up the case count to 53,653.

Out of the number, 52,331 have recovered or been discharged, according to the GHS. The number of cases confirmed from international travelers at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) since the airport was first opened in September are 461 out of which 302 have been discharged.

Two patients are currently in critical condition while 13 have been classified as severe. No one is currently on a ventilator.

Regional breakdown:

Greater Accra Region – 29,537

Ashanti Region – 11,148

Western Region – 3,080

Eastern Region – 2,611

Central Region – 2,104

Bono East Region – 788

Volta Region – 735

Western North Region – 662

Bono Region – 635

Northern Region – 566

Ahafo Region – 530

Upper East Region – 377

Oti Region – 244

Upper West Region – 91

Savannah Region – 62

North East Region – 22

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