Covid19: Ghana Has 2nd-highest Recoveries In West Africa

Ghana has the second-highest number of recoveries from the Coronavirus among West African nations monitored by the Africa Centre for Disease Control (CDC).

Ghana which has recorded 2,317 recoveries from the illness which has infected 7,117 persons and claimed 34 lives comes second to only Nigeria which has 2,385 recoveries from 8,344 confirmed cases and 249 deaths.

However, Ghana has a lower case fatality ratio (0.48%) as compared to Nigeria (2.98%).

Figures from the Africa CDC also indicates that Guinea has the third-highest number of recoveries in the region with 1,673 followed by Senegal (1,565) and Cote d’Ivoire (1,257).

President Akufo-Addo has hinted that Ghana’s low case-fatality ratio could result in an easing of lockdown restrictions.

Source : Peacefmoline

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