About 20 positive COVID-19 cases have been recorded in some schools in the Greater Accra Region since the 2021 mid-January school reopening, the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) Dr Patrick has said.
Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye in his address at a Press Briefing on Tuesday, February 2, 2021, disclosed there is a limited outbreak of the virus in some schools he did not mention in the Upper West and the Western Regions.
“We still have a limited outbreak of COVID-19 cases in schools across the country. We’ve had some cases in Upper West, Western and Greater Accra.
“Greater Accra has cumulatively reported about 20 cases in a couple of schools and the contact tracing and isolation are currently ongoing,” the Ghana Health Service Director-General told journalists.
COVID-19 according to statistics sighted by Educationweb.com.gh on the Ghana Health Service (GHS) website has claimed 424 lives.
Ghana’s total active cases currently stand at 5,515 with 772 new cases recorded as of February 2, 2021.