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Regional News of Tuesday, 22 June 2021

Source: www.ghanaweb.com

684 students contract Coronavirus in Eastern Region

At the regional level, 684 students have contracted the disease in recent times At the regional level, 684 students have contracted the disease in recent times

• Ghana is still fighting the deadly Coronavirus since the index case was recorded in March 2020

• Many Ghanaians, including high profile personalities have died from the virus

• At the regional level, 684 students have contracted the disease in recent times

A report from the Eastern Regional Health Directorate has disclosed that a total of 684 Senior High School students in a number of municipalities across the region have contracted coronavirus.

This was contained in a Daily Guide report sighted by GhanaWeb.

The infected persons cut across the Asuogyaman, Birim North, Lower Manya Krobo, Kwahu East and Nsawam-Adoagyiri municipalities.

The breakdown of the districts and municipalities with infected persons are as follows; Asuogyaman with 157 cases, Birim North with 66 cases, Lower Manya Krobo with 54 cases, Kwahu East with 48 cases and 42 cases at Nsawam-Adoagyiri.

As of Sunday, June 20, 2021, the total number of active COVID-19 cases recorded at the regional level was 30.

Out of the total active cases, New Juaben South Municipality recorded 27 cases, Kwahu Afram Plains North, 2 and Nsawam, 1.

41 students in an unnamed senior high school in the Greater Accra Region have also contracted COVID-19.

This was made known by a physician epidemiologist at the Ghana Health Service, Asiedu-Bekoe Franklin in an interview on Asaase radio monitored by GhanaWeb.

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