Two thousand and sixty-five health workers tested positive for Covid-19 since the country recorded its first case. Out of the number, one thousand, eight hundred and seventy have recovered with six deaths.
Director General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Patrick Kumah Aboagye, at a Media briefing in Accra said that the rate of infection among health workers has reduced significantly.
He assured health workers of government’s commitment to support them in terms of the provision of PPEs and other equipment to protect them.
Dr. Aboagye also gave an update on COVID-19 infections. For a period of three weeks, six hundred and ninty-five new cases have been recorded in fifty-two Districts of seven Regions.
The recovery rate stands at twenty-two thousand, two hundred and seventy and death toll remains at one hundred and thirty-nine. He said a downward trend is being recorded in Covid-19 cases which is a positive sign.