Covid-19: 40 students at Akosombo test positive

The private school at Akosombo in the Asuogyaman District of the Eastern Region has recorded 40 confirmed cases of Covid-19. This was revealed by the Regional Director of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) in the region, Dr. Winfred Ofosu.

Most of the cases recorded were among students and staff who visited various health facilities within the constituency. The Regional Director added that while the number is alarming, all the students are asymptomatic and are responding well to treatment.

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) is doing its best to contain the spread of the virus but residents have a greater role to play in protecting themselves, he said. The Eastern Region so far recorded 322 confirmed cases, 152 active cases, and nine deaths between January 1 and February 2, 2021.


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