25 Mawuli School students, 17 Bishop Herman College students,others test positive for Covid-19

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Twenty-five students of Mawuli School are currently in isolation after testing positive for the novel coronavirus.

They are currently receiving treatment to enable a speedy recovery as they are asymptomatic.

Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye revealed this at a press briefing, Tuesday.

“Mawuli School has 25 cases, ten have been moved to the isolation centre and we are waiting to see when they will recover,” he said.

He highlighted other schools in the Volta region that have also recorded new cases.

“The good thing like I said is that all of them are asymptomatic, only few have some have symptoms,” DR Kuma-Aboagye stated.

There was one case at Mawuko Girls School who is on her 14th day hence is out of isolation.

Bishop Herman College has recorded 17 cases which are in their eleventh day of isolation hence, have to spend 3 more days.

Abutia and Anfoega Senior High Schools have two confirmed cases which are on day four of isolation.

Dr Kuma-Aboagye noted that all positive cases are being isolated outside the campus.

“Of the 49 cases, a significant number have recovered,” he said

According to him, most of the regions have few cases, all of which are being isolated outside campus.

However, there are 96 positive cases in the Greater Accra region out of which 73 have fully recovered.

The Director-General of the Ghana Health Service assured that protocols have been put in place to check and contain the spread of Coronavirus in schools.

“All, schools have been assigned to health facilities and health workers assigned to every school. The schools have their name, number and the District Director of Education,” he said.

He was hopeful that the case cunt will reduce in the coming weeks.

Final year Senior High students who were asked to return to school have started their final exams.

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