ACCRA, March 30 (Xinhua) — The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Ghana has exceeded 90,000, according to the latest data released by the Ghana Health Service (GHS).
As of Tuesday morning, the number of cases in Ghana increased to 90,287, with 121 new infections confirmed.
The data on the GHS COVID-19 dashboard also revealed that 87,137 patients had recovered from their infections and 740 succumbed to the pandemic, leaving 2,410 active cases.
The West African country has conducted a total of 986,349 tests since the outbreak of the pandemic with a 9.2 percent positive rate.
“As of March 26, the country administered 491,022 vaccines among the Ghanaian population,” said the GHS.
Ghana started vaccinating more than 90,000 health workers throughout the country last Monday to protect them against infections as they go about their duties in the front line of disease prevention and management. Enditem