2,065 health workers test positive for coronavirus-GES
The Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, has disclosed that 2,065 health personnel have tested positive for COVID-19.
Addressing a press conference in Accra on Thursday, July 16, 2020 he said about 1,870 health workers who contracted the virus have recovered.
However, he said six of the infected health workers have died with about 183 still under treatment across the country.
According to him, about 24 health workers were infected in Ahafo, with five of them recovered so far; about 245 health workers infected in the Ashanti Region with 228 of them recovered and two dead.
Greater Accra has the highest infection rate, with 588 health workers infected, 536 recovered but zero death.