Admissions are predicted to start off at the new Covid-19 treatment centre at the Kumasi South Clinic on Monday.
The addition of 20-beds will increase the facility’s current 21-beds capacity to 41 generating it the biggest treatment method centre in the Ashanti Area.
Healthcare Superintendent of the Kumasi South Clinic, Dr Ofori Boadu who took JoyNews on a tour of the new treatment centre claimed additional tools is currently being procured to source the centre.
The growth will work come a day immediately after Regional Wellbeing Directorate declared that all treatment centres at the Komfo Anokye and Kumasi South Hospitals are entire.
This means the present-day 38-mattress services are inadequate.
Authorities say further 100-beds at Kumasi South, Suntreso and a private facility would be extra to improve the latest potential to 138 beds.
A stop by to the Kumasi South Healthcare facility showed artisans have been occupied working to set the facility in condition.
Dr Ofori Boadu reported servicing is effective are predicted to be finished about the weekend to permit clients to be admitted from Monday onwards.
“We are estimated that by the near of Saturday, this position would be all set so that we can admit cases to this ward on Monday”.
In accordance to him, number of cement performs will precede tiling of partitions of the facility which made use of to serve pregnant ladies.
“We are performing plastering, plumbing works and then develop entry and exit for workers so that we never contaminate ourselves in our bid to preserve the verified instances,” he said.
Kumasi South which is also the Regional Hospital has right until the emergence of Covid-19 was faced with infrastructure and human useful resource issues.
Dr. Boadu admitted that the facility is overstretched.
“Indeed we are and the respond to is of course,” he explained adding that there has been re-alignment at the facility to meet up with present-day demands.
“Like I preserve saying, we would have to do a little bit more than we are executing to be able to maintain our attempts and consist of the virus.
“I preserve telling my team, if we do not end or curtail the movement of the virus exterior, it will occur into our houses to destroy us…so indeed we are confused but the struggle goes on,” he stated.