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2,065 health workers test positive for COVID-19

A total of 2,065 health workers in Ghana have tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

The Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Patrick Kuma-Aboagye made the revelation during the weekly Coronavirus press briefing in Accra on Thursday, July 16, 2020.

According to him, 1,870 health workers who contracted the virus have recovered.

But, he noted that six of the infected health workers have died with about 183 either in isolation or undergoing treatment across the country.

Dr. Kuma Aboagye added that about 245 health workers infected in the Ashanti Region with 228 of them recovered and two dead while 24 health workers were infected in Ahafo, with five of them recovered so far.

Greater Accra remains the region with the highest infection rate – 588 health workers infected, 536 recovered but no death.

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