TheBBCghana.Com can confirm that, 108 more people have tested positive for the novel Coronavirus in Ghana, bringing the number of total confirmed cases to 5,638.
44 of the 108 new cases were recorded in Accra, 26 in the Western Region, 16 in the Central Region, and 12 from the Northern Region.
The remaining 10 cases, however, were recorded in the Ashanti Region; with 5 from the Kumasi sub-metro and the other 5 in Obuasi.
An update by the Ghana Health Service (GHS) states, Four more persons who tested positive for the virus have also died, bringing the number of total deaths to 28.
The total number of active cases in Ghana per the GHS report has risen to 4,150.
However, as of today 16 May 2020, 786 new recoveries have been recorded, this brings the number of persons recovered from COVID-19 to 1,460.
Savannah, Ahafo and Bono East remain the only regions without a confirmed case of COVID-19.
Find below the Regional breakdown:
Greater Accra – 4,248
Ashanti Region – 798
Central Region – 210
Western Region – 87
Western North Region – 57
Volta Region – 34
Northern Region – 31
Oti Region – 26
Upper East Region – 26
Upper West Region – 21
Savannah Region – 0
Ahafo Region – 0
Bono East Region – 0