A/R: 30 health workers contract coronavirus

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About 30 health workers in the Ashanti region have contracted Covid-19, the Ashanti regional health directorate has revealed.

They include doctors and nurses.

According to the health directories, the affected workers are responding to treatment.

The regional case tally is now 888.

The death toll in the Ashanti region remains 7.

Meanwhile, cases in Ghana have now moved to 6,096 after 178 new cases were recorded barely 24 hours after the country recorded an increase of 183 cases.

19 more recoveries have also been confirmed, according to figures from the Ghana Health Service, taking the total number of recoveries to 1,773.

The death toll still stands at 31.

The update indicated that there had been an increase in the number of cases in four regions -Greater Accra, Ashanti, Western and Central Regions.

Case count per region

Greater Accra Region – 4,536

Ashanti Region – 888

Central Region – 256

Western Region – 111

Eastern Region – 100

Western North Region – 57

Volta Region – 41

Northern Region – 31

Oti Region – 26

Upper East Region – 26

Source: Starrfm

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