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Coronavirus: 24 health workers, 10 SHS students test positive in Ahafo Region

The Director of Health Services for the Ahafo Region, Boakye Boateng has confirmed Twenty-four (24) health workers and ten (10) Senior High School students have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in the region.

He made this known when he spoke to Accra based Citi FM

“In the Ahafo Region, we have 24 of our staff who have tested positive for COVID-19. All of them are in isolation, one of them has recovered. For the students too, we have ten of our students, eight of them are in self-isolation, one has been discharged.”

He also indicated that contact tracing and enhanced surveillance are ongoing to contain the virus.

“Currently, contact tracing is ongoing to ensure that we get all of them for testing. Gradually, people are getting used to COVID-19. They seem to have relaxed some of the instructions we have given them. We have to work in terms of risk communication and social mobilisation. We have to let them know COVID-19 is real and since there is no vaccine for it, they have to abide by the safety protocols.”

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