Ghana on July 21 reported 8 new covid-19 deaths and 691 new cases within 24hours. This brings the country’s total confirmed case case count to 31,057 with 8 new deaths.
The country’s coronavirus death toll now stands at 161 as of July 21st. World Health Organization has warned of the alarming increase of covid-19 infections across Africa with south Africa recording the highest number.
Here in Ghana, majority of the people do not adhere to covid19 protocols, making it very difficult to contain this invisible enemy. President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo has directed the security services to arrest citizens who may be found in public without their masks . Some also believe the virus still doesn’t exist in the country. Many have said until they witness and see dead bodies on the streets of Ghana, they won’t believe there’s this deadly disease in Ghana.
The WHO have warned Africa may become the next hotspot for the virus.