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Ghana Medical Association Confirms Covid-19 Figures Are Being Manipulated

Since Ghana recorded its first Covid-19 case, a lot of individuals and groups have critised the figures given by the government.

Yesterday it was reported that pressure group, Occupy Ghana expressed their dissatisfaction with the number of deaths reported by the government. According to the pressure group,they think the figures are under reported

Also the Ghana report made another shocking revelations about the Covid-19 related deaths data, explaining that the number of reported deaths does not tally with the documents available on their data.

However, the government came out to debunk the claims by insisting that the figures given are accurate.

The Ghana Medical Association have come in to the issue. In an interview on Starr FM, the Ashanti Regional Chairman of the Ghana Medical Association, Dr. Paa Kwesi Baidoo, said the figures as being reported by the GHS is not a true reflection of the matter on the ground.

Dr Baidoo also revealed that about 20 medical doctors and 100 nurses have tested positive for covid-19 at the Okomfo Anokye Teaching Hospital

Lamenting on the lack of personal protective equipment at the Okomfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Dr Baidoo warned that more people could die from the disease in the region if a dedicated isolation and treatment facility is not made available.

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