The Mpraeso Senior High School in the Kwahu South District of the Eastern Region has recorded nine suspected cases of the novel coronavirus and is awaiting test results.
The nine are all students.
Speaking to Accra based Citi FM, the Kwahu South Director of Education, Ofosu Kwakye said the students have been isolated to prevent further spread if their test results come out as positive.
“They have been isolated from the rest of the students and their samples have been taken [as of Tuesday]. All the samples were sent to Accra for confirmation,”
“We are waiting for the lab result to come so we know the situation,” he added.
Mr. Kwakye also said measures have been taken to assure the rest of the students of their safety.
The isolated students are also getting improved attention.
“Their food has been enhanced. We give them fruits and other things as we await the results,” he said.