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Ghana’s COVID-19 cases now 5,408; 514 recover as two more die

COVID-19 cases in Ghana have increased to 5,408 from 5,127, the Ghana Health Service has announced on its website.

20 more people have recovered from the fatal virus increasing the number of recoveries to 514 while two more people have died taking the death toll to 24.

The Greater Accra Region is the epicentre of the disease in Ghana with 4,147 while the Ashanti region follows with 726 cases.  Central Region – 192, Eastern Region – 99, Western Region – 61, Western North Region – 56, Volta Region – 34, Upper East Region – 26, Oti Region – 24, Upper West Region – 21, Northern Region – 19, North-East Region – 2 and Bono Region – 1. Savannah Region, Ahafo Region and the Bono East Region have no cases yet.

Meanwhile, the Ghana Tourism Authority has announced that drinking bars in the country can begin operations while observing the social distancing guidelines in the wake of COVID-19.

The authority also indicated that all hotels can operate as normal “subject to the specified elevated hygiene protocols and social distancing”.

It, however, noted that night clubs will remain closed.

The statement released May 11 said “food chains and restaurants can operate sit-down as well as pick-up and delivery services while observing appropriate social distancing and hygiene protocols. All night clubs must remain closed”.

“Drinking bars can operate while observing appropriate social distancing and hygiene protocols. In all situations, hospitality facilities should observe tho staff management and workplace protocols and precaution, measures on public gatherings with the view of achieving social distancing and hygiene protocols as spelt out in the Imposition of Restrictions (Coronavirus Di (COVID-19) Pandemic) Instrument. 2020 (E.I. 64).”

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