Active COVID-19 cases now 3,466, deaths 817

Ghana has recorded two new deaths from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease bringing the death toll to 817.
The death toll as of Thursday, July 15, 2021, stood at 815.



An update from the Ghana Health Service (GHS) indicated that as of Saturday, July 17, 2021 the country had recorded a total of 304 new cases with 3,466 active cases.

Main breakdown

This brings the cumulative number of confirmed cases to 99,734 representing 7.3 per cent of the positivity rate.



According to the update, the number of persons who have recovered/discharged from the disease is 95,457 while 26 persons are in severe condition with 15 others in critical condition.

Out of 370,942 tests conducted on international travellers, 2,031 international travelers who had arrived in the country had tested positive for the disease representing 0.5 per cent of the positivity rate.

Fig 2

Cumulative Cases per Region


The Greater Accra Region still leads with the highest number of active cases followed by the Ashanti Region and Western Region

Greater Accra Region – 54,569



Ashanti Region – 17,210




Western Region – 5,991



Eastern Region – 4,572



Central Region – 3,565



Volta Region – 2,704



Northern Region – 1,661



Bono Region – 1,507



Bono East Region – 1,481



Upper East Region – 1,323



Western North Region – 935



Ahafo Region – 847



Upper West Region – 500



Oti Region – 475



North East Region – 231



Savannah Region – 132

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