A year and five months after Ghana recorded its first coronavirus related death, the number of deaths due to the disease, has crossed 1000.
In its latest update, the Ghana Health Service revealed that as of August 23, 1,001 people have died after contracting the virus.
On August 22, the Service revealed that 991 people had died from the virus. The latest update as of August 23, shows that 10 more people have passed on.
The active cases currently stand at 6,905. Out of this figure recorded, 149 cases are severe while 62 others are critical.
The number of new cases recorded is 599 bringing the total number of cases recorded to 117,040. Meanwhile, active cases are at 6905.