A surgeon at the Trust Hospital in Accra, Dr. Richard Kisser has died of COVID-19.
The hospital in a statement said Dr. Kisser died yesterday.
The sad event occurred at the University of Ghana Medical Centre, UGMC, where he was receiving treatment for COV1D-19 complications.
Dr. Kisser becomes one of the renowned health professionals to die from COVID-19 in Ghana.
In April, the Rector of the Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons, Professor Jacob Plange-Rhule was reported to have died of COVID-19 at the University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC).
Hundreds of other health workers who are on the frontline have also been infected with COVID-19.