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6 Accra Girls SHS students test positive for COVID-19

Accra-based Citi FM has reported that 6 females students of the Accra Girls Senior High School has contracted the novel coronavirus that has killed about 122 people according to the Ghana Health Service in the country as of July 5, 2020.

Information gathered by Georgeweb.org indicates that some of the students after showing symptoms of the deadly virus were isolated in the school's sick bay on Monday June 29, 2020.

Following their isolation, Health officials from the Ayawaso East Health directorate were invited to assit in the matter.

The Health experts after running coronavirus test on 11 students detected that 6 of them have tested positive and were subsequently sent to Ga East Municipal Hospital for treatment.

The President of the Republic in one of his address to the citizenry on June 22 announced for school to be reopened to final year students for them to complete the 2019/2020 academic year and proceed to sit for their forthcoming 2020 WASSCE for school candidates scheduled for August this year.

Akufo-Addo explained that the reopening of school for only the final year students in the country forms part of effort to ease the coronavirus restrictions that led to long closure of schools since March 16, 2020.

Source: Georgeweb.org

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