152 WASSCE students test positive for coronavirus

Some Final year students writing their WASSCE have contracted the coronavirus disease in Greater Accra and Volta Region respectively…


The students who’re at least 152 can be found in 16 schools in the two regions, according to the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Patrick Kuma-Aboagye.


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Mawuli SHS, Mawuko Girls’ SHS, Bishop Herman College, Kpando SHS, Dabala Technical School, Anfoega SHS, and Ho Nurses Training College all in the Volta Region.


The others are Accra Girls, Accra High, Ebenezer Secondary, Wesley Grammars. Mary’s Girls, Achimota School, Odorgonno SHS, and Ada Secondary Technical in the Greater Accra region.


Mawuli school has the highest confirmed cases in the Volta Region which is 25; Bishop Herman has 17; Dabala SHS has recorded 3; Anfoega has 2 confirmed cases and Kpando SHS and Mawuko SHS has 1 each.


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56 cases had been recorded at Accra Girls, Ada Secondary has 10 cases, Odorgonno has 18 cases, Achimota school has 7, St. Marys Girls has 2, Accra High has 1 PRESEC also has 1.


“They are all responding to treatment and like I said most of them are asymptomatic, like all the 18 cases in Odorgonno are asymptotic,” Dr. Kuma-Aboagye said.


Aside the 152 students, five teachers and one non-teaching staff have also contracted the virus.


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