COVID-19: President Akufo-Addo extends free water package to December 31

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Government has extended the free water package to the end of the year, the Water and Sanitation Ministry has announced in a statement.

The package which is an initiative by government in the wake of COVID-19 will run till December, 31, 2020, a statement by the Ministry said.

This, according to the Ministry is to enable Ghanaians continue with the handwashing protocol in the combat of the deadly virus.

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The statement further urged Ghanaians to be judicious in the usage of water.

So far, 294 Ghanaians have died of the virus since the outbreak in Ghana. Total number of confirmed cases stand at 45, 601.

However, active cases stand at 628 with 44, 679 recoveries/discharges.

Four regions namely; Upper East, North East, Savannah, and Northern region have no active cases.

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Cumulative Cases per Region

(Case Count from Highest to Lowest)

Greater Accra Region – 23,068

Ashanti Region – 10,928

Western Region – 2,963

Eastern Region – 2,394

Central Region – 1,904

Bono East Region – 781

Volta Region – 668

Western North Region – 638

Northern Region – 528

Ahafo Region – 524

Bono Region – 511

Upper East Region – 285

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Oti Region – 238

Upper West Region – 90

Savannah Region – 62

North East Region – 19


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