Medical Doctor With Kwadaso SDA Hospital Dies Of Coronavirus

Dr. Harry Boateng
Dr. Harry Boateng

The Medical Superintendent of the Kwadaso SDA Hospital in Kumasi in the Ashanti region, Dr. Harry Boateng has died of COVID-19, the Ghana Health Service has confirmed.

Dr. Boateng (the pediatrician) reportedly died at home over the weekend, while self-isolating after coming into contact with a COVID-19 patient in the line of duty.

Official confirmation from the Ghana Health Service indicates that his blood sample came out positive for the virus.

Meanwhile, GhanaXtra.Com is reliably informed that a rigorous contact tracing exercise has started in line with insisting protocols to trace people who came into contact with Dr. Boateng.

Ghana’s  COVID-19 case count has shot up to 11,964, President Nana Akufo-Addo revealed on Sunday evening.

Speaking on measures taken on the spread of Coronavirus, President Akufo-Addo revealed that three more people have died of COVID-19 taking the fatalities to 54.

The total number of positive cases has cumulatively increased to 11,964, out of the 254, 331 tests conducted.

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