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Six Students, Teacher and Spouse Confirmed Positive for COVID-19 in Accra Girls SHS

Six Students, Teacher and Spouse Confirmed Positive for COVID-19 in Accra Girls SHS
The Ghana Education Service (GES) received reports of suspected cases of COVID-19 from some second cycle institutions and report that as of 6th July 2020, six (6) students, a teacher, and spouse have been confirmed as positive for COVID-19 in Accra Girls Senior High school.

According to Ghana Health Service, a team of experts at various levels led by national officers and their colleagues from the Ghana Education Service have been to the school to put in the necessary control measures.

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The  GES and GHS have assured the general public and all parents that by the laid down protocols on the Covid-19 pandemic that have been issued to all schools, the necessary steps have been taken and the six (6) confirmed students, the teacher and spouse have been taken to a Treatment Centre for further management and are currently doing well.

A statement jointly issued and signed by GHS Director-General, Dr. Patrick Kuma Aboagye  and GES boss Prof. Kwasi Opoku Amankwa said “So far these are steps that have been taken:

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All Contacts of confirmed cases have been identified and separated from non-contacts.

Testing of all contacts of confirmed cases has started.

The school authorities with the support of the assembly are in the process of disinfecting the affected dormitories.

The school has put in measures to ensure strict adherence to social distancing and other COVID-19 safety measures.

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