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Ghana: ~2000 health care workers infected with Coronavirus
Hospital in Ghana
Hospital in Ghana Credit: cotterillmike (Creative Commons CC0 Waiver)

Ghana Health Service reports over 2000 Coronavirus-infected health care workers since March. Six of them passed away but over 90 percent have recovered.

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Ghana: 90% of Education Ministry staffers infected with Coronavirus
Education Minister, Matthew Opoku Prempeh outlines guidelines for schools to reopen
Education Minister, Matthew Opoku Prempeh outlines guidelines for schools to reopen Credit: Screenshot via YouTube, CitiTube

Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, Ghana's Minister of Education, confirmed that 90% of the ministry's staffers have been infected with the Coronavirus. 45 out of 50, including Prempeh, have tested positive. Most of them show no symptoms.

"After my second result came out as positive, testing was conducted on all staff at the ministr,y and the results showed that out of every 50 persons, about 45 had contracted the virus,” Prempeh reported.