KATH CEO tests positive for COVID-19

KATH CEO tests positive for COVID-19

- KATH CEO has tested positive for Coronavirus

- The boss of Ghana's second-biggest referral health center is in quarantine

- Ghana has a total of 45, 012 cases with 283 fatalities

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News coming in indicates that the Chief Executive Officer of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), Dr. Oheneba-Owusu Danso has tested positive for COVID-19.

According to Dailymailgh.com, Dr. Danso is currently receiving treatment at the COVID-19 treatment center at the hospital.

The illness of Dr. Oheneba-Owusu Danso has forced other top executives of the biggest referral center in the Ashanti Region, to self-quarantine.

KATH CEO tests positive for COVID-19

KATH CEO, Dr. Oheneba-Owusu Danso. Source: Dailymailgh.com
Source: UGC

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The public affairs department of the hospital is yet to publicly issue a statement on the matter.

In July 2020, a health worker at KATH died after testing positive for COVID-19.

The victim, who was a radiographer, was amongst about 254 staff who were diagnosed with the virus.

About 203 of the affected staff have so far recovered. Ghana has a total of 45, 012 cases with 283 fatalities.

Meanwhile, Ghana has also recorded COVID-19 cases of loads health practitioners across the country, with some deaths as well.

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YEN.com.gh earlier reported that Dr. Opoku Oware Ampomah has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Korle Bu Teaching hospital.

According to a statement sighted by YEN.com.gh, President Akufo-Addo nominated Dr. Opoku Ware Ampomah for the appointment as the Chief Executive of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital.

The statement signed by the Secretary to the President, Nana Bediatuo Asante indicated that Health Minister, Kwaku Agyemang-Manu must take the “necessary steps to regularise the said appointment in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Ghana Health Service and the Teaching Hospitals Act, 1996 (Act 525).”

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