A three-month-old baby has died from COVID-19 in the Northern Region, taking the region’s death toll to 3, after two earlier deaths in May and earlier this month.
The baby reportedly died shortly after arriving at the Northern Regional Hospital, after a referral from the Savelugu Hospital.
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.
Ghana’s total case count stood at 12,193 with 4,326 recoveries and 58 deaths as at Tuesday. This means that the country currently has 7,809 active cases.