COVID-19: 10 inmate in Ashaiman police cell test positive

COVID-19: 10 inmate in Ashaiman police cell test positive

Information reaching indicates that ten inmates of the Ashaiman police cell in the Greater Accra region have tested positive to the novel coronavirus.

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Authorities are awaiting results for 44 others who share the same cell with the 10 confirmed persons.

According to a report by theghanareport, the infected inmates have been isolated to a different facility for treatment.

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Officials from the health directorate of the Ashiaman municipality conducted the exercise. They extracted the samples about two weeks ago.

Law enforcement officers at the station who were also tested are yet to receive their results.

Consequently, the police station has scaled up COVID-19 protocols by ensuring strict adherence to wearing of masks, hand washing and social distancing.

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In other news, Papa Owusu-Ankomah, Ghana’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, has fully recovered from COVID-19 or the novel coronavirus weeks after getting infected.

It would be recalled that reported on April 10, 2020, that the Commissioner had tested positive for COVID-19 three days earlier.

His condition was not very mild as reports indicated that he had been put on a ventilator at an intensive care unit at the Royal Free Hospital in London.

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