73 Students, 9 Staff Test Positive For Coronavirus In Eastern Region


At least 73 students have tested positive for Coronavirus in the Eastern Region.

The Director General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, made this known to the media at a press briefing held in Accra on Tuesday, February 9, 2021.

According to him, nine staff also tested positive from Coronavirus in the Eastern Region.

“As at 28th January 2021, a total of 553 samples have been tested with 82 positives,” he said.

He added that “the cases were made up of 73 students, and 9 staff. Males constitute [52 (63.4%] the majority of the confirmed cases.”

He noted that “on 31 January 2021, a total of 55 samples were collected from the students and tested with 13 confirmed as positive.”

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