The Western Regional Health Director, Dr. Jacob Mahama has confirmed that a health personnel at Effia Nkwanta Regional Hospital has been infected with coronavirus.
The Management of the hospital has shutdown and disinfected Antenatal Care Unit, Child Welfare Clinic, and the Ear Nose and Throat Unit to contain the spread.
In an interview with Ghana News Agency, Dr Mahama said the health personnel infected with the disease has been quarantine and seeking treatment.
Medical Director of the Regional Hospital, Dr Joseph Tambil revealed that the hospital has begun mass testing among other staff members to ensure early detection.
Western Region total number of Covid-19 cases still stands at 61.