Lydia Forson speaks against stigmatizing recovered COVID -19 patients

Lydia Forson speaks against stigmatizing recovered COVID -19 patients

Ghanaian actress and social commentator, Lydia Forson has stated that she wants to meet some of the COVID-19 patients who have recovered and interact with them.

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According to her, by interacting with the people who have successfully defeated the coronavirus, it will encourage people to stop stigmatizing against them.

There have been some terrible stories about how people are treating those who have recovered from the coronavirus and are reintegrating themselves into society.

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In a post sighted by YEN.com.gh, Lydia Forson urged Ghanaians to stop stigmatizing against those who have recovered from the deadly COVID-19 virus and rather welcome them back into the society.

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She added that some of the stories she has heard about how Ghanaians are treating the recovered COVID-19 patients are really troubling.

"The stories I’ve heard have really been troubling and I’ve been wondering what I can do in my own way to help stop this. If I’m able to do this, I hope it will encourage us all to end the stigmatization of these people," she posted on her Instagram page.

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Currently, the number of people who have recovered from the virus stands at 1,754 which offers the country hope that several people will recover from the deadly virus.

YEN.com.gh earlier reported that Ghana's confirmed coronavirus case count had astronomically risen to 5,918 since it was last recorded at 5, 715.

The statistics also indicated that the case count of people who have died as a result of the virus has now risen to 31 from 29.

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