Medical Doctor With Kwadaso SDA Hospital Dies Of Coronavirus

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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.

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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.

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

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