Five more persons in Ghana have been killed by Coronavirus, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has announced.
The development brings the country's death toll to 153.
There has been a surge in the number of confirmed cases as 763 new infections have been announced.
"A total of 763 new cases were reported on July 17, 2020. These are samples that were taken from the period 7th June to 16th July 2020 but reported from the lab on July 17," information available on GHS website read.
This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 28,430.
According to the figures, 24,901 persons have recovered and/or discharged. The number of active cases is 3,376.
Out of the 3,376, 8 are critical, 4 on ventilator while 25 are severe.
The total number of tests conducted so far is 349,752. GHS says 127,862 were tests conducted through routine surveillance while 221,890 were through contact tracing.
Greater Accra Region â 15,328
Ashanti Region â 6,151
Western Region â 2,310
Central Region â 1,155
Eastern Region â 1,087
Volta Region â 511
Bono Region â 421
Bono East Region â 294
Upper East Region â 282
Northern Region â 271
Western North Region â 216
Oti Region â 147
Ahafo Region â 116
Upper West Region â 75
Savannah Region â 57
North East Region â 9