Latest update by the Ghana Health Service shoes that Ghana has recorded 356 new COVID-19 cases.
This brings the country’s active case count to 1,261.
Also, three more deaths have been recorded increasing the death toll to 338.
Per the latest update provided, the Ashanti, Greater Accra, Western, Eastern, and Central Regions are still leading with cases.
Meanwhile, the Director of the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, Professor Abraham K. Anang has noted that the surge in cases is due to the disregard for the safety protocols.
Speaking at the launch of the Third Country Training Course on enhancing laboratory skills for infectious diseases in West African countries, he said: “Many people in Ghana are not taking the effective preventive precautions well and therefore end up getting infected and until we stop that, then it means we will still be in a form of a challenge.”