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Minister describes why Covid-19 affected person still left Bolgatanga Regional Hospital


Maternity Block at the Bolgatanga Regional Healthcare facility, in the Higher East Location.

The Higher East Regional Minister has provided far more clarification to an incident that resulted in a female who tested optimistic for Covid-19, leaving the Bolgatanga Regional Clinic.

According to Paulina Tangoba Abayage, when the 33-yr woman reported to the health facility, she was showing indicators of the virus but that stopped immediately after her samples were taken.

No longer demonstrating signs and symptoms, she was then authorized to go away by wellbeing authorities while her sample was transferred for tests.

JoyNews’ Upper East Regional correspondent, Albert Sore, who was current at the Minister’s push briefing, stated well being authorities had been bothered about subsequent rumours that the lady absconded from the facility, therefore the clarification.

Talking to Emefa Apawu on JoyNews, Albert Sore claimed, “a choice was taken to discharge her from the medical center and so she went home.

“She was discharged on Thursday. The following working day, Friday, was the working day the take a look at success arrived out and it turned out favourable. 

“They then took measures to go and carry the woman back again for admission,” the reporter additional.

So much, 11 folks are mentioned to have come into make contact with with the lady primarily based on information and facts collected from her check out to the clinic, authorities at the press meeting explained.

The 11 have considering the fact that been contacted and are in self-isolation. Their samples have also been taken for screening. 

In the meantime, the New child device at the Maternity ward of the Bolgatanga Regional Clinic the place the infected woman frequented, has been scheduled for a fumigation work out on Monday, April 6, 2020.


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