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Coronavirus: 25 students test positive in Volta Region

Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr Patrick Kuma Aboagye has disclosed that some 25 students of the Mawuli School in the Volta Region are in isolation after testing positive for COVID-19.

He made this known when he addressed the media in Accra on Tuesday, July 21, 2020.

Even though WASSCE has started, there are still calls from the public to close schools and allow students to go to their various homes.

“We can talk about Volta Region where we had 1 case from Mawoko Girls but she is now fine. Bishop Herman had 17 cases they are all on their 10th day of isolation which means that in the next three days they will recover. The good thing is they are asymptomatic and only a few had mild symptoms. Mawuli School has 25 cases and all of them have been moved to the isolation centre and we are waiting to see how they fare, ” – Dr Aboagye said

Ghana’s case count for the novel coronavirus currently stands at 28,989.

Dr. Patrick Kuma-Aboagye who gave the latest update on Tuesday said 25,331 persons have been discharged/recovered.

Meanwhile, 153 individuals have succumbed to the virus.

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