Covid-19: Rate of infection in Children from 0-15 years increasing at an alarming rate- GHS

The Ghana Health Service has bemaoned the rate at which children between the ages of 0 and 15 are contracting COVID-19 in Accra.

The GHS has revealed that cases involving children in Accra have increased from 18 percent to 20 percent in June.

Director-General of the Service, Dr. Patrick Kuma Aboagye, has therefore asked Ghanaians to find find ways to protect children.

He said we need to protect children since they have not been cleared to be vaccinated.

“Something has to be done as far as the protection of children is concerned because they are also not vaccinated to give them the protection they need,” he said.

Ghana currently has 1,308 active cases of the virus, of which 1,023 are in the Greater Accra Region.

Ghana has so far recorded 164,541 cases with 1,448 deaths.

The country has also administered 16,752,032 doses of the coronavirus vaccine.


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