Coronavirus: 5 Ghanaians who have died from the COVID-19 abroad

Coronavirus: 5 Ghanaians who have died from the COVID-19 abroad

Reported cases and deaths of the novel Coronavirus in the world have reached 3.04million and 211K respectively according to worldometers.info.

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Meanwhile, in Ghana, positive cases are 1,550 and reported deaths are 11 according to data from the Ghana Health Service (GHS).

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The world is really struggling to survive this pandemic which continues to take the lives of thousands the world over.

So far, no vaccine has been produced for the COVID-19, however, all hands are on deck to find a possible cure.

COVID-19 has affected Ghanaians aboard as well.

YEN.com.gh presents a list of some of the Ghanaians we know who have died of COVID-19 abroad.

1. Doreen Tay (USA)

Doreen was a former student of St Mary’s Senior High School at Korle Gonno in Accra, according to theghanareport.com.

She was a nurse in the United States prior to her demise. She is believed to have contracted the disease while on admission at the hospital in the US.

She passed on April 21, 2020.

2. Mary Agyeiwaa Agyapong (UK)

Mary was a 28-year-old heavily pregnant Ghanaian nurse in the United Kingdom. She passed after contracting the deadly COVID-19 disease.

According to a report by the dailymail.co.uk, Mary Agyeiwaa Agyapong tested positive on April 5 and was admitted to the Luton & Dunstable Hospital, where she worked at, on April 7.

She died following a successful emergency Caesarean Section to deliver and save her baby daughter on Sunday, April 12, 2020.

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3. Freda Ocran (USA)

Freda Ocran passed at age 50. She was a former head nurse of Jacobi Medical Center’s psychiatric unit.

She died of the contagious disease in April 2020, in the line of duty.

4. Mike Adjei (London)

He was a former Presidential Staffer in the government of John Agyekum Kufuor.

Mr. Adjei contracted the disease in London and passed on April 7, 2020.

Reports say the veteran journalist had already been hospitalised for another illness and was infected with COVID-19 while undergoing treatment at the hospital.

5. Dr. Ayim (Germany)

Dr. Ayim was Ghana medical doctor who practiced in Germany for 40 years. He also died from the deadly coronavirus in Germany.

Two of his daughters are also medical doctors.

He was born in Nkawkaw in Ghana.

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YEN.com.gh earlier reported that a Databank research has proven that Ghana’s stock market has experienced a downturn since the outbreak of the coronavirus.

The information available shows that a substantial portion of the market has been wiped out since Ghana recorded its first case in March 2020.

The Databank report, which analyzed the economy for 2020’s first quarter, revealed that the market had its lowest turnover with a contribution of 14.8% as compared to 56.5% recorded in January and 28.6% in February in 2020.

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