- Ghanaian surgeon at Trust Hospital in Accra, Dr Richard Kisser, has been confirmed dead
- The prominent consultant surgeon died of the coronavirus
- The Trust Hospital confirmed his demise in a statement
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Prominent Ghanaian surgeon at Trust Hospital in Accra, Dr Richard Kisser, has been confirmed dead.
The renowned surgeon died of the dreaded coronavirus.
In a statement sighted by YEN.com.gh, the hospital confirmed he passed away on Thursday, 2 July.
The hospital management informed staff about the passing of the renowned consultant surgeon saying:
“We regret to inform all staff of the passing of our consultant surgeon, Dr Richard Kisser.''
The statement further confirmed the date of his demise while indicating he died at the University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC).
Dr Richard Kisser was receiving treatment for COV1D-19 complications prior to his demise.
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh also gathers that the rector of the Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons, Professor Jacob Plange-Rhule, has also been reported to have died of COVID-19 at the University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC) in April.
In another story, the deputy minister of trade and industry and member of parliament of Tema West constituency, Carlos Ahenkorah, has refuted claims he was on admission at the intensive care unit of Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital.
According to him, he went to Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital upon referral by his doctor but insisted he was not on admission at the ICU.
Speaking in an interview on UTV, he revealed that when he arrived at the intensive care unit, he met Sir John and NPP campaign manager, Peter Mac Manu.
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