Coronavirus: Korle-Bu CEO tests positive
The Chief Executive Officer of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Dr. Daniel Asare, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Three staff members in his office have also tested positive and gone into isolation, theghanareport.com has monitored a Citi FM report.
Dr. Asare has been away from the office for the past 10 days receiving treatment.
The news comes on the day that the Minister for Education, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh and the Member of Parliament (MP) for Okere in the Eastern Region, Dan Kwaku Botwe, have also been admitted at the University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC), awaiting results of COVID-19 tests.
Meanwhile, the Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, and the Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Insurance Authority, Lydia Dsane-Selby who tested positive for COVID-19, are also said to be doing well.
Ghana’s COVID-19 case count is now 14,568 with 10,907 recoveries and 95 deaths.
But the number of active cases is 3,596.
All 16 regions have confirmed cases of COVID-19, with Greater Accra leading the chart. Ashanti and Western Regions follow with 8,075 and 1,148 cases respectively.