Massive joy as 200 suspected COVID-19 patients were asked to go home
- Over 200 suspected COVID-I9 patients at Pentecost Isolation Centre were thrown into a state of excitement and jubilation when they were asked to go home
- These individuals had gone through all the three stages of testing at the centre and all their tests came out negative
- The people who were released were seen around midday parking their few belongings and lining them on the floor waiting for their names to be called so they could leave
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Over 200 suspected COVID-I9 patients at Pentecost Isolation Centre at Gomoa Fetteh in the Central Region were thrown into a state of excitement and jubilation when they were asked to go home.
These individuals according to a Kasapa FM report, had gone through all the three stages of testing at the centre and all their tests came out negative.
Information gathered indicates that the centre is made up of blocks A, B and C. The first two blocks, A and B, house confirmed Covid-19 patients while the Last block, C, houses suspected patients whose first test proved negative but have to await second and third tests.
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“As it is now, all the patients at Block C have been discharged by health professionals at the centre for them to reunite with their families because they have no COVID-19,” a source confirmed to the Daily Heritage.
According to the report, the people who were released were seen around midday parking their few belongings and lining them on the floor waiting for their names to be called so they could leave.
“One unique thing that took place was that the discharged patients were given a certificate each to be shown or given to their various workplaces indicating they have no COVID- 19: a Holy Bible with Church of Pentecost inscription and a nose mask.” the source stated.
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In other news, government is considering arresting and jailing persons who fail to adhere to the protocols or measures put in place to prevent the spread of the novel COVID-19.
This was revealed by the Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyeman Manu during a press briefing in Accra on Thursday, May 14, 2020.
He opined that the government was considering legal options to enforce personal preventive etiquette as part of measures to halt the spread of the Coronavirus disease.
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