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Covid-19: 25 Districts In Eastern Region Hit With 604 Cases, 9 Deaths

Eastern region has also not been spared by the deadly novel Covid-19 pandemic as 25 districts out of the total of 33 have been hit with confirmed cases of the deadly virus.

In all 604 cases are confirmed, 9 death recorded and 360 recovery leaving 235 active cases. Kwahu West leads with the most hit in the region with 179 cases with 63 recoveries whereas Lower Manya follows with 125 cases with 85 recoveries. This was revealed in a report released by the eastern regional health directorate of the Ghana Health Service on saturday, June 27 2020.

According to the report, 33 new cases were reported; 9 from New Juabeng South and 24 from Birim South. Below is the breakdown of the cases among the districts;

District Total Case/% Total Recovery/%

Kwahu West 179 (29.6%) 63 (35.2%)

Lower Manya Krobo 125 (20.7%) 85 (68.0%)

New Juaben South 55 (9.1%) 46 (83.6%)

Birim North 43 (7.1%) 16 (37.2%)

Birim South 28 (4.6%) 4 (14.3%)

Nsawam Adoagyiri 23 (3.8%) 22 (95.7%)

Akwapim North 22 (3.6%) 19 (86.4%)

Asuogyaman 21 (3.5%) 20 (95.2%)

West Akim 21 (3.5%) 20 (95.2%)

Denkyembour 18 (3.0%) 17 (94.4%)

New Juaben North 18 (3.0%) 7 (38.9%)

Birim Central 13 (2.2%) 12 (92.3%)

Abuakwa North 9 (1.5%) 8 (88.9%)

Fanteakwa North 6 (1.0%) 6 (100.0%)

Achiase 4 (0.7%) 2 (50.0%)

Suhum 4 (0.7%) 4 (100.0%)

Kwaebibirem 3 (0.5%) 3 (100.0%)

Yilo Krobo 3 (0.5%) 0 (0.0%)

Upper Manya Krobo 2 (0.3%) 2 (100.0%)

Atiwa East 2 (0.3%) 0 (0.0%)

Akwapim South 1 (0.2%) 1 (100.0%)

Ayensuano 1 (0.2%) 1 (100.0%)

Okere 1 (0.2%) 1 (100.0%)

Kwahu South 1 (0.2%) 0 (0.0%)

Upper West Akim 1 (0.2%) 1 (100%)

Grand Total 604 360 (59.6%)

Ghana has recorded 17,351 cases, 12,994 recoveries and 112 death leaving 4,245 active cases to battle.

By: Nana Gyasi | Radio 1 | Ghana

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