Sixteen cases of the novel coronavirus have been recorded in Ghana.
It has been reported that the Shama District has only two Infrared thermometers, for COVID 19 screening on persons in the area.
Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr. Patrick Aboagye has made a revelation to the fact the houseflies can transmit the Coronavirus.
In an interview on Peace FM an Accra-based local radio station, Dr. Aboagye added that houseflies that live in unhygienic environments like the toilets and refuse dumps carry the virus.Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr. Patrick Aboagye has made a revelation to the fact the houseflies can transmit the Coronavirus.
'I can announce that houseflies are potential carriers of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) so beware of them. That is why we tell you to maintain proper hygiene and clean surfaces clean. (paraphrased)'
A political advocacy group the Kwesimintsim Constituency is calling for the disqualification of Dr. Prince Hamidu Armah [Executive Secretary of the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment], for the April 25- parliamentary primaries.
Each of the three public health facilities in the Sekondi Takoradi Metropolis; Effia Nkwanta Regional Hospital, Takoradi Hospital and the Essikado Hospital, have had an isolation facility prepared to contain persons suspected to have contracted the novel COVID 19 disease.
The Ghana Health Service has said all patients who tested positive for the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) are recovering and getting better from the pandemic.