The Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye has disclosed that 345 schools have recorded Covid-19 cases since re-opening.
Dr Kuma-Aboagye said this at a press briefing in Accra on Sunday 18 April 2021.
He, however, said all the students who contracted the virus have recovered.
“Since we reopened the schools, we’ve recorded a total of 2,052 cases in schools in the country.
“Our current active case number is 13,” he told the press.
He indicated that the Volta Region has recorded the highest number of cases while the Oti region has the highest number of active cases.
Meanwhile, the country’s COVID-19 death toll has risen to 771, the latest figures from the Ghana Health Service indicate.
Some 46 new cases were also confirmed.
The active caseload now stands at 1,334 active.
Out of that, 30 are in severe condition and nine in critical condition.
A total of 91,709 cases have been recorded since mid-March 2020.
Of that number, 89,604 have recovered.
Greater Accra Region – 50,642
Ashanti Region – 15,445
Western Region – 5,749
Eastern Region – 4,157
Central Region – 3,311
Volta Region – 2,419
Northern Region – 1,651
Bono East Region – 1,423
Bono Region – 1,371
Upper East Region – 1,311
Western North Region – 859
Ahafo Region – 707
Upper West Region – 493
Oti Region – 406
North East Region – 223
Savannah Region – 122
Source: Class FM