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Ten students test positive for COVID-19 in four SHS in Ahafo Region

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Ten Senior High School (SHS) students from four institutions in the Ahafo Region have tested positive for COVID-19.

One of them has however recovered with another showing mild symptoms and receiving treatment at the Bechem Government hospital.

The remaining eight are in self-isolation and responding to treatment.

The Ahafo Regional Director of Health Services, Dr. Boakye Boateng who revealed this in an interview with GBC’s Radio Ghana expressed worry about the continued spread of the virus in the region and called on the public to adhere to the safety protocols to stop it.

The Ahafo Region has so far recorded 103 cases of COVID-19 with 23 recoveries and 4 deaths.

Ten Senior High School students from 4 SHS in 3 districts namely, Tano South, Tano North, Asutifi North have recently tested positive with one recovered and another receiving treatment at the Bechem government hospital.

The Ahafo Regional Director of Health Services, Dr. Boakye Boateng who revealed this also said, 24 health officials have tested positive with one recovered and the remaining 23 in self-isolation.

Dr Boakye Boateng said, all the districts in the region have cases with the exception of Asunafo North.

He mentioned Asutifi South and North as the districts with the highest cases with males being the most infected.

On the precautionary measures for COVID-19, Dr Boakye Boateng was unhappy with the non-adherence to the safety protocols and called for a change of attitude.

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