My aunty who tested positive for COVID-19 still sells pepper at Agbogbloshie - Lady claims

My aunty who tested positive for COVID-19 still sells pepper at Agbogbloshie - Lady claims

- A young Ghanaian lady has recounted how her COVID-19 postive aunty still goes about doing her business

- She stated that they were promised a visit from a nurse to check on them but no one has been there do to what is expected of them

- She, however, believes her aunty who has been coughing a lot has infected a number of people at the Agbogbloshie market

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YEN.com.gh has sighted a post shared by Zionfelix about a young Ghanaian lady who claimed to have tested positive for COVID-19 together with her aunty but they have been neglected by health authorities.

According to her, she sells dry pepper with her aunty at the Agbogloshie Market in Accra and they both tested positive for the virus. They were asked by health authorities to self-quarantine at home.

She stated that they were promised that a nurse would be sent to check on them but no one has been there do to what is expected of them.

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The lady said when people ask her aunt why she is coughing, she attributes it to the work she has to do with the pepper she is selling.

The young lady who lives in fear, stated that her aunt still goes about her normal business as if she is fine.

She, however, believes her aunty who has been coughing a lot has infected a number of people.

The story shared by Zionfelix has generated some reactions from a section of Facebook users.

Gilbert quizzed if the girl was happy her aunt was spreading the virus in the market instead of self-quarantining at home.

Hassan opined that health officials should put in extra effort to visit and monitor persons who have been affected and are under self-quarantine.

Piesie said the government might not be telling Ghanaians the truth.

Nana believes the story is fictitious.

Prince said he is not surprised about the development.

Naasei said this is a post from some attention-seeking individual who just wants to go viral

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YEN.com.gh earlier reported that in a bid to augment the already existing health facilities that are fronting in the fight of the coronavirus otherwise known as the COVID-19, President Akufo-Addo has revealed that 88 district hospitals are going to be built.

According to the president, the virus has exposed the deficiencies and unequal distribution of health care facilities in the country.

The president said the government has over the years focused on infrastructure in the two big cities to the detriment of the rest.

READ ALSO: COVID-19 fight: Government to build 88 district hospitals - Akufo-Addo reveals

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