Very sad as 21-year-old dies of COVID-19, Ghana’s death toll at 48

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A 21-year old male in the Ashanti Region with no underlying health condition has died of the coronavirus disease.He was among the four new deaths that were recorded and pushed Ghana’s COVID-19 death toll to 48.

The others include a 45-year-old man who was battling Diabetes and Hepatitis B, a 70-year old woman with Hypertension, and a 63-year old man with Renal Impairment.

These deaths all happened in the Ashanti Region.

Meanwhile, Ghana’s case count for the novel coronavirus is now 9,910 as of Monday June 8, 2020 after 272 new infections were confirmed.

An additional 9 people have been declared to have recovered after treatment, bringing Ghana’s recovery toll to 3,645.

Regional Distribution of cases

Greater Accra Region – 6,436

Ashanti Region – 1,734

Western Region – 769

Central Region – 489

Eastern Region – 166

Volta Region – 102

Western North Region – 74

Upper East Region – 42

Northern Region – 37

Oti Region – 28

Upper West Region – 22

Bono East Region – 7

North East Region – 2

Savannah Region – 1

Bono Region – 1