The number of persons who have succumbed to the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Ghana has hit 16.
This follows the confirmation of five new deaths, according to the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr. Patrick Aboagye.
COVID-19 cases in Ghana have also increased to 1,671 while the number of recovered persons currently stands at 188.
“Ghana currently has 1,671 cases confirmed as at this morning. Out of this, 568 came from general surveillance – those who fell ill, approached the hospital and were tested,” Mr. Aboagye said.