Nineteen(19) more persons have succumbed to COVID-19 in one day sending Ghana’s death toll to 561, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has reported.

This is the highest recorded number of deaths in a single day since the virus was imported into the country in March 2020.

A total of 702 new cases have been confirmed increasing the country’s active cases to 7,866.

So far Ghana has recorded 77,748 COVID-19 cases, with 69,321 having recovered.

The regional breakdown of cases is as follows:

Greater Accra Region – 45,191

Ashanti Region – 13,822

Western Region – 4,559

Eastern Region – 3,342

Central Region – 2,697

Volta Region – 1,386

Bono East Region – 966

Northern Region – 862

Bono Region – 833

Upper East Region – 814

Western North Region – 773

Ahafo Region – 625

Upper West Region – 307

Oti Region – 258

Savannah Region – 69

North East Region – 61

Source: Kasapafmonline.com/102.5FM