BY: Akpabli Daniel Yao I Voltaonlinegh.com |
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo has stated that, 13 more deaths from COVID-19 and its complications have been recorded, bringing the total number of fatalities in Ghana to 333.
He said, out of the 53,954 confirmed cases, health workers have seen to 52,675 recoveries, for which the country is extremely grateful.
The total number of active cases has reduced marginally from 1,139, as at Friday, November 6, 2020, to 946 as at Friday, December 18 and hospitalisation rates continue to be very low, making treatment centres to be virtually empty. he added.
“As per data from Ghana Health Service, some regions, at the moment, have no recorded active cases, and long may this continue. The data tell us that we are experiencing, in Ghana, clusters of cases linked, largely, to confined indoor spaces with poor ventilation, workplaces, offices, factories, schools, parties, and arriving passengers at our airport”.
He however, on behalf of Government, thank Ghanaians who continue to adhere to the social distancing, hand washing, hand hygiene, and mask-wearing protocols which serve the country as well as fellow citizens well.