Eighteen people have died from the deadly coronavirus in the Ashanti Region alone out of the total of 38 deaths recorded nationwide.
The Ashanti region also has 1,342 cases of the disease out of the 8,548 recorded nationwide.
Regional Minister Simon Osei-Mensah said this at the launch of anti-stigma campaign on COVID-19 in Kumasi on Wednesday, 3 June 2020.
The campaign against the stigmatisation of people living with the deadly coronavirus was launched by the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA).
The Regional Minister however, called for a stop to stigmatisation against people living with the pandemic and advised Ghanaians to adhere to the safety protocols to protect themselves from the disease.
Meanwhile as of June 3, 2020, Ghana’s COVID-19 case count has risen to 8,548.
Ghana’s COVID-19 case: Two hundred and fifty-one more cases have been detected since the last update from the Ghana Health Service on June 1.
An additional 146 persons have recovered from the virus taking that count to 3,132.
There are currently 5,378 active cases.
Find below the regional breakdown
Greater Accra Region – 5,894
Ashanti Region – 1,342
Western Region – 449
Central Region – 438
Eastern Region – 134
Volta Region – 86
Western North Region – 68
Upper East Region – 42
Northern Region – 37
Oti Region – 26
Upper West Region – 22
Bono East Region – 6
North East Region – 2
Savannah Region – 1
Bono Region – 1
Ahafo Region – 0