Three-month-old baby dies of COVID-19 in Northern Region

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A three-month-old baby has died of COVID-19 in the Northern Region, bringing the death toll in the region to three.

The baby was referred from the Savelugu Hospital to the Northern Regional Hospital but died shortly afterward.

The two others are an 80-year old lady who died in May and a 24-year-old lady who died last week.

The Northern Regional Health Director, Dr. John Eleazer, in an interview on Accra-based radio station, Citi FM, said the region has a total case count of 52.

According to him, 32 persons have recovered from the disease, with 17 active cases being managed at home.

National case count

As at Tuesday, June 16, Ghana’s total case count stood at 12,193 with 4,326 recoveries and 58 deaths.

The total number of active cases was 7,809.



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