The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has announced a reduction in Ghana’s active COVID-19 cases.
The Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr Patrick Kumah Aboagye, at a press briefing today in Accra said the country now has 3,617 active cases, a reduction of 38 cases from the last announced figure (3,655).
Dr Aboagye said the country also had 30,621 recoveries from the illness from a cumulative total of 34,406 cases and 168 deaths (a cases fatality ratio of 0.54%) as of July 26.
Dr Aboagye stated that the country had so far conducted a total of 382,752 tests with an 8.9% test positivity rate.
He said: “The active cases continue to stay quite low… now we are doing 11 percent of our cases which are active, the rest have all recovered.
“We need to focus on active cases because that is where we need to respond with our healthcare services, with our beds, our contract tracing and we are lucky that the numbers seem to be going low…”.