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55 Staff, Students, Test Positive For COVID-19 After Reopening Of Schools In Ghana

As the world continues to grapple with efforts at containing the spread of the pandemic disease-COVID-19, not less than 55 persons, comprising of staff and students, have reportedly contracted the deadly disease, after a partial reopening of schools in Ghana.

President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, had asked graduating senior secondary students to resume on June 22 as part of plans to ease the lockdown in the country, however, weeks after schools, 55 persons has now become been infected with the disease.

According to saharareporters, Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa, Director-General, Ghana Education Service, and Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, Director-General, Ghana Health Service made this known in a statement on Tuesday.

According to the statement, it was revealed that as at 13th July, 2020, a total of 314 persons (student and staff) from Accra Girls Senior High Schoo,l have been tested; out of these, 55 have been confirmed positive for COVID-19 while 259 persons tested negative.

With these turn of event in Ghana, do you think it is advisable for Nigeria government to continue with the planned reopening of schools ?


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Ghana Ghana Education Service Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa Nana Akufo-Addo Patrick Kuma-Aboagye

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