Confirmed information boiling on the front desk of wobeti.com has it that two Health Workers in the Upper East Region have tested positive for the novel Coronavirus, the Regional Health Directorate has said.
The two, wobeti.com has gathered are a staff of the Regional Hospital in Bolgatanga who came into close contact with the first case recorded at the facility on April 3 involving a 30 weeks pregnant 33-year-old resident of Bolgatanga.
A situational report by the Upper East Regional Health Directorate on COVID-19 stated that “Two (2) of the new cases are health care workers.”
The Upper East region as of April 16, 2020, had recorded an additional four (4) new cases bringing the total number to eight (8) with one death.
The deceased, a 52-year-old woman from Mazema, a Community in the Bawku Municipality died a day after her samples were taken for testing which turned out positive.
She visited the Presbyterian Hospital in Bawku on the 7th April with fever, difficulty in breathing, coughing, running nose, diarrhoea and muscular joint pains.