Ghana records four new COVID-19 deaths

Updated: Sep 8, 2020

Ghana has recorded four new COVID-19 deaths, bringing the total number of deaths to 280.

The country has also recorded 55 new cases, making the cumulative total now 44,713.

The new cases were recorded in four regions; Eastern – 21, Greater Accra – 20, Bono East – 8 and Ashanti – 6.

The number of active COVID-19 cases, however, continue to reduce significantly with the total number standing at 856 as at Thursday, September 3.

This was made known by the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, at a press briefing in Accra on Thursday.

According to him, the number of recoveries was 43,557.

“As at 3rd September, we have the active cases of 856, dropping tom 904 yesterday. Our cumulative total comes to 44,713 and 43,557 have now recovered and we have so far recorded 280 deaths bringing our case fatality rate at 0.62 per cent.

“Our Positive rate also continues to decline. The number of people being tested are relatively low,” he added