GIS, Lincoln Community school considering shut down over coronavirus scare

GIS, Lincoln Community school considering shut down over coronavirus scare

- Some international schools in the country are contemplating shutting down

- The Ghana International School (GIS) has sent e-mails to its staff and parents to prepare students to learn home from the next few weeks

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In the light of the corona scare that has hit the country, some international schools in the country are contemplating shutting down following the pandemic that was announced last night.

According to a CitiNews report, the Ghana International School (GIS) has sent e-mails to its staff and parents to prepare students to learn home from the next few weeks.

GIS has directed its teaching staff to ensure that they have all their materials with them when they leave school on Friday.

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The management of the Lincoln Community School also discarded rumours about students, and some parents who have their wards in the school contracting the deadly COVID-19 infectious disease.

In an e-mail communiqué sighted by Citi News, the school allayed the fears of the Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) and other stakeholders who feared there might have been a reported case of coronavirus on the school’s premises.

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The Health Minister, Kwaku Agyemang-Manu earlier announced two confirmed cases of the deadly coronavirus otherwise known as COVID-19 in Ghana.

According to the Health Minister, the two persons tested positive after laboratory tests from the Noguchi Memorial Institute of Medical Research on Thursday, March 12.

A statement sighted by YEN.com.gh from the Ministry of Health indicates that the two confirmed cases were reported as ‘imported cases’ since both individuals returned to Ghana from Norway and Turkey.

He made this revelation while addressing an emergency press briefing organized by the Information ministry, Yesterday, March 12, 2020.

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