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

09/02/2021

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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