- The Head of Human Resource at Prudential Bank has died after contracting the deadly coronavirus
- Naa Adoley Ankrah reportedly passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2021
- Unfortunately, her father also succumbed to the deadly virus on Monday, February 1, few hours before she lost her life
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The new strain of the coronavirus seems to be taking more lives this time around.
As the statistics keep surging, it is unfortunate to know that the numbers we keep hearing have become names of people we know and are working with.
Information reaching YEN.com.gh indicates that the Head of Human Resource at Prudential Bank has died after contracting the deadly coronavirus.
Naa Adoley Ankrah reportedly passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 while receiving treatment at the Nyaho Clinic in Accra.
Unfortunately, her father also succumbed to the deadly virus on Monday, February 1, few hours before she lost her life.
In a report filed by Ghanaweb.com, a close family relation who confirmed Madam Ankrah’s death stated that she contracted the virus after she attended her brother’s 50th birthday celebrations.
The report also indicates that the mother of the deceased Prudential Bank HR is also severely ill receiving treatment.
The discovery of new variants of the Coronavirus in Europe and Africa has heightened the level of fear and concern among health practitioners, as well as the populace.
Ghana’s rate of infections has spiked exponentially within a month, with the country currently recording an average of over 700 cases daily according to health practitioners.
Meanwhile, the Mortuary Workers Association of Ghana has underscored the need for families to come for the bodies of their dead relatives to bury.
General Secretary of the Mortuary Workers Association of Ghana, Richard Kofi Jordan called on the public to resort to private burials during this period.
Kofi Jordan said failure on the part of families to heed to their request will compel them to reject fresh dead bodies.
In other news, a freshly published study has revealed that even after receiving the first or second dose of COVID-19 vaccines, a cross-section of recipients still test positive for the virus.
The research conducted by CDC observed post-vaccination COVID-19 among healthcare workers in Israel.
As separately reported by YEN.com.gh, most countries that have rolled out vaccination prioritised health workers, the immunocompromised and the elderly.
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