5 more COVID-19 cases recorded at AIS, caseload now 84

Five more persons have tested positive for coronavirus at the Akosombo International School bringing the number of cases there to 84. According to the Director of Human Resource at the school Eric Mensah Bonsu, a large number of students are still waiting for their results after undergoing testing. He, however, said the persons who have tested positive for the virus which includes students and staff members are being well taken care of and are in stable condition. Meanwhile, eight more persons have died from COVID-19, pushing Ghana’s death toll to 472, according to the Ghana Health Service (GHS) latest updates. A total of 795 new cases have been confirmed as of 5 February 2021, sending the case count to 72,328 since the virus was imported into the country in March 2020. Fortunately, 65,149 persons have so far recovered. Severe cases stand at 114 while critical ones are 34. Regional case breakdown: Greater Accra Region – 42,312 Ashanti Region – 13,092 Western Region – 4,043 Eastern Region – 3,109 Central Region – 2,458 Volta Region – 1,131 Bono East Region – 882 Northern Region – 802 Upper East Region – 755 Western North Region – 729 Bono Region – 705 Ahafo Region – 563 Oti Region – 250 Upper West Region – 239 Savannah Region – 68 North East Region – 37 Source: Kasapafmonline.com/102.5FM

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