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Ghana's COVID-19 case count now 17,351 - Prez. Akufo-Addo

By Mutala Yakubu
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President Akufo-Addo has announced that Ghana's COVID-19 case count has now reached 17,351.

He made this known in his 13th address to the nation on June 28, 2020.

He also announced that Ghana has now 12, 994 recoveries which represent 75% of positives.

Which means that currently, Ghana has 4, 245 active cases having conducted 294, 857 test one of the highest in Africa.

The president also said some 30 persons are severely ill but the death toll remains 112.

“As of Saturday, June 27, 2020, our country has recorded 17,351 confirmed cases with 12,994 recoveries representing some 75 percent of positives.”

“This means that currently, there are 4,245 active cases having conducted 294,867 tests. One of the highest on the continent. 30 persons are severely and critically ill and we have a total of 112 sad deaths constituting 0.6 percent of positives as we maintain one of the lowest deaths rates in the world.”