Coronavirus: Self-isolating GBC staff cries for help; threatens to escape over neglect

Coronavirus: Self-isolating GBC staff cries for help; threatens to escape over neglect

A Ghana Broadcasting Corporation staff, who was ordered to self–isolate after coming into contact with the Norwegian ambassador, has complained of neglect.

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He expressed frustration over what he says is neglect from health authorities.

After a week of self isolating, the reporter voiced out his frustration via social media on March 17, 2020, threatening to break free.

He also complained of not being able to get in touch with health staff through phone.

The reporter threatened that after tomorrow if he does not get feedback from the health officials, he will go out because he is''strong by grace''.

He said ''this self-imprisonment'' is affecting him and disclosed his other colleague, who has a family, has also complained of same.

''I had to call Dr Sakodie Director of Public Health at the Ghana Health Service before I was called to answer some questions,''

In another post, he demanded to be tested to free him of the emotional stress.

He indicated that the only help he needs at the moment is to get tested and be free in mind, spirit, and body as well.

Some friends of the reporter have expressed concern following his series of posts.

''It’s rather unfortunate he has to go through this,'' Abdul Hakim Anwar Sadat said.

Kabu Nartey also wrote: ''An frnd undergoing self-quarantine Dieu Donne Dafeamekpor simply unhappy. He might not want to speak up but clearly he’s not happy with the conditions given him.''

Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh previously reported that the Ghana Health Service has confirmed one new case of Coronavirus in the country and now brings the number of confirmed cases to seven.

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This comes after the country confirmed six cases of Covid-19 on Sunday, March 15, 2020.

YEN.com.gh gathers that the new confirmed case of coronavirus in Ghana was reported in the Greater Accra Region.

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