Dr Patrick Kuma Aboagye
Dr Patrick Kuma Aboagye

Ghana’s number of COVID-19 cases has increased to 5,127 as 427 new cases were confirmed on Tuesday, making it the first West African nation to surpass 5,000 in the number of confirmed cases, said the Ghana Health Service (GHS).

Speaking at the weekly COVID-19 media briefing, the Director-General of the GHS Patrick Kuma-Aboagye said 494 patients had recovered, while 22 patients passed away.

As of Tuesday morning, Ghana has conducted 161,203 tests for COVID-19.

Despite lifting a partial lockdown, Ghana has extended a ban on public gatherings till the end of May. Enditem

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