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Regional News of Thursday, 25 June 2020


Trainee nurse, pregnant woman reportedly test positive for coronavirus in Nalerigu

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A final year student of the Nalerigu Nurses and Midwifery College, as well as a pregnant woman, have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Nalerigu in the North East Region.

The student, according to health officials, returned to school recently from Cape Coast in the Central Region while the pregnant woman was said to have travelled to Nalerigu from Obuasi in the Ashanti Region.

Both patients have been quarantined to undergo COVID-19 treatment.

Municipal Health Director Mark Abugri who confirmed the cases contact tracing has commenced.

North East Region has since the outbreak of COVID-19 in Ghana recorded four positive cases with two recoveries.

Regional Breakdown

Greater Accra Region - 8,691

Ashanti Region - 2,915

Western Region - 1,213

Central Region - 798

Eastern Region - 407

Volta Region - 321

Upper East Region - 271

Oti Region - 105

Western North Region - 92

Northern Region - 77

Savannah Region - 38

Bono East Region - 35

Upper West Region - 35

Ahafo Region - 8

North East Region - 4

Bono Region - 3