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COVID-19 death toll 991, active cases 6,981

As of 22 August 2021, a total of 991 COVID-19 patients have succumbed to the pandemic in Ghana, the latest figures from the Ghana Health Service indicate.

Some 496 new cases were confirmed within the period.

The active cases have, thus, shot up to 6,981.

Of that number, 52 are critical and 143 severe.

Since mid-March 2020, Ghana has recorded a total of 116,441 cases.

Out of that number, 108,469 have recovered.

Regional breakdown:

Greater Accra Region – 62,349

Ashanti Region – 19,854

Western Region – 6,695

Eastern Region – 5,663

Central Region – 4,216

Volta Region – 4,047

Bono East Region – 2,306

Bono Region – 2,029

Northern Region – 1,699

Upper East Region – 1,349

Ahafo Region – 1,014

Western North Region – 956

Oti Region – 717

Upper West Region – 530

North East Region – 236

Savannah Region – 187

Source: classfmonline.com

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