With the total number of Coronavirus deaths going up to 66 in Ghana, the statistics however shows the virus is killing more men than women.
Out of the 8 new deaths recorded as of June 17, 5 out of the 8 are men, with ages 69, 33, 33, 64 and 33 respectively.
6 out of the 8 new deaths were recorded from the Ashanti region with 5 of them ranging between the ages of 30 and 39.
Statistics by the Ghana health service indicates the infection rate of men is 61.01% i.e about 7,681 cases and women 38.99% i.e about 4,908 cases recorded.
see breakdown of new deaths below.
Ghana’s current case count currently stands at 12,590 with 8,114 active cases, 4,410 recoveries, 66 deaths.