- 40 students in one school at Akosombo in the Eastern Region of Ghana have tested positive for COVID-19
- The students are all currently showing no symptoms of the novel coronavirus and are responding well to treatment
- This information was disclosed by the Eastern Regional Director of the Ghana Health Service
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It has emerged that 40 students of an undisclosed school at Akosombo in the Eastern Region of Ghana have tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
According to an article on myjoyonline.com, the information was disclosed by Dr Winfred Ofosu who is the Regional Director of the Ghana Health Service.
Dr Winfred Ofosu preferred not to disclose the name of the school, but he indicated that all the students are currently asymptomatic and are responding to treatment really well.
According to the most recent update by the official website of the Disease Surveillance Department of the Ghana Health Service, the total number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in the Eastern Region so far is 2,953.
With this information, Dr Winfred Ofosu advised Ghanaians to avoid mass gatherings and group eating since most people are asymptomatic.
According to him, the Ghana Health Service is doing its best to contain the spread of the virus, but residents have a greater role to play in protecting themselves.
In other news, a 77-year-old tailor who works at the Madina market in Accra has narrated his wonderful life story in an interview with SV TV Africa that was monitored by YEN.com.gh.
The man named Kwesi Poku who was born in 1944, just as Ghana's current president, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, revealed he has been sewing clothes for 59 years.
With this craft, he was able to build a four-bedroom house back in his hometown of Kumasi, and has taken care of all his 12 children he had with two different women.
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Source: Yen Ghana