- 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.
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.
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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