The Ahafo Region becomes the last Region in Ghana to record a COVID-19 case, the region has recorded one case.
According to First News report, the patient had contracted the virus after coming into contact with a pregnant woman at the St Theresa’s Hospital at Hwidiem.
The said patient who was referred to Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi tested positive to the virus prompting the authorities at the St. Theresa’s to conduct testing on personnel who attended to woman. Nineteen staff were tested and one was positive.
Dr Boakye Boateng, the Ahafo Regional Director of the Ghana Health Service noted that all that needs to be done have been put in place to ensure that that that virus does not spread.
“The patient is currently in an isolation and receiving treatment at Goaso the Ahafo Regional capital. The person is doing very well he is not sick, we have begun contact tracing,” Dr Boateng disclosed.