I35 Achimota School students who last week tested positive for the locally transmitted coronavirus on campus have been treated and discharged, Public Health Director at the GHS, Dr Franklin Asiedu-Bekoe announced on Friday.
Speaking to the media, Dr Franklin said out of 1,118 samples tested, 183 were positive, but only 48 were currently active because 135 had been discharged based on the national 14-day discharge policy.
The remaining 48 coronavirus cases, he said either asymptomatic or had mild symptoms.
“The situation in the school and in the community is currently under control. Stakeholders must remain calm and continue to adhere to the safety protocols, whether or not they have been vaccinated,” the Health Service official said.
Dr Asiedu-Bekoe noted the outbreak of the novel coronavirus at the Achimota School situation had been an eye-opener on the Delta variant, providing enough evidence of it being in the community.
He, consequently urge members of the general public especially students to adhere strictly to the safety protocols in their individual interest and in the collective interest of all adding that “no one is safe until everybody is safe.”