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30 wellness employees analyzed constructive for Covid-19 in Ashanti Area – Director of Wellbeing


Thirty frontline personnel have tested positive for Covid-19 in the line of obligation in the Ashanti Area.

This revelation arrived to the fore as authorities celebrate the fall in instances at Obuasi which has grow to be the Region’s hotspot.

Dr Emmanuel Tenkorang, Ashanti Regional Director of Health who was updating the media on the most recent developments Wednesday stated, medical doctors, nurses, overall health assistants, mortuary attendants and other paramedics have turn out to be victims.

Details of how these specialists in many amenities across the region  arrived into get hold of with the virus are unavailable.

In accordance to him, all of them are carrying out perfectly with some recovered.

“Some of them have recovered and they’ve returned to their get the job done.”

“Usually wellness employees and individuals who are nearer to the infection that will constantly get it,” Dr Tinkorang added.

A scene from the Obuasi Central Sector in April

Meanwhile, overall health gurus are celebrating a decrease in Covi-19 bacterial infections in Obuasi and Ashanti area in typical.

The area, currently with 886 constructive scenarios did not sign up new situations for the first time in numerous months.

“The superior detail is that, the charge of an infection is heading down. The selection of new instances we are possessing are not as a lot of as that we recorded in April, comparing that of Might.

“So that suggests that by any means we are undertaking, we are carrying out it ideal and that we must continue on to do it and then adhere to the protocols and the guidelines,” he stated.

Dr. Tinkorang suggests reinforced protocols, early detection of cases and isolation have contributed to the constructive advancement.

He attributed the surge in scenarios to uncleared samples at the laboratories and an index case that contributed to the spread of bacterial infections.

Ashanti Regional Director of Wellness explained intensive surveillance has considering that been strengthened with combined stakeholder effort to deliver the situation under management.

“The superior information is that, the new scenarios of infection in Obuasi has lowered. It was only during the period of April 19 to 27th that we have the upsurge of instances. And considering the fact that then, the amount of situations has minimized in Obuasi,” he stated.

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