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772 New Covid-19 Cases Hit Ghana, India Records 2,927 Infections


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Both Ghana and India have recorded high increase in the infection from Covid-19 as India look into fascinating children.

772 New Covid-19 Cases Hit Ghana, India Records 2,927 Infections

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has confirmed 772 new cases of infection of the Coronavirus, raising the country’s active case count to 5,515.


The country has also recorded eight new deaths relating to the disease since the last update on Sunday, January 31, 2021, bringing the death toll to 424.

The new infections are from tests conducted as at January 30, 2021.

The update further disclosed that 607 more people have recovered since the last update, bringing the total of clinical recoveries and discharge to 61,843.

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Currently, 119 of the active cases, it said, were in severe conditions, with 41 in critical condition. These cases are being managed in treatment sites, isolation centers across the country, while some were under home management, the GHS said.

Ghana has so far recorded a total of 67,782 cases of the virus since it confirmed its first two cases in March 2020.

In a similar case, India has recorded 2,927 fresh coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours ending 8 am Wednesday, data shared by the Union Ministry of Health showed.

The daily cases are slightly up from Tuesday’s 2,483. The total number of active cases also climbed to 16,279 from 15,636. The country registered 32 Covid-related deaths in the last 24 hours.

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Talking about Ghana, out of the total confirmed cases, 25,603 were from the General Surveillance; 41,050 cases from the Enhanced Contact Tracing, while 1,129 have been recorded from international travelers disembarking at the Kotoka International Airport since it was reopened on September 1, 2020, the update stated.

A total of 783,432 tests have also been conducted. Out of this, 243,167 are from routine surveillance, 389,159 from contact tracing, and 151,106 from international travelers arriving through the Kotoka International Airport. The positivity rate is 8.7 per cent.

With the information at disposal, currently, all the sixteen regions in the country have an active case.


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