Some 32 health workers of the Tamale Teaching Hospital have tested positive for coronavirus.
The Director of Medical Affairs at the hospital, Dr. Abass Adams gave the breakdown of the 32 infected workers
He said some have been treated and discharged while others were still on admission . One person in a critical condition.
“We are hoping that the treatment that he is on will work because these were special people who were trained particularly those at the infectious disease center so if one person is missing, it is a big problem”
“This is the time that we need the Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) because the patients keep coming, we cannot be recycling it all the time, we can only recycle them for a maximum of one week,” he told JoyNews monitored by theghanareport.com.
He said 80 other staff of the hospital were exposed but their results came in negative.
More than 160 health workers have contracted coronavirus with 4 doctors succumbing to the disease as at the time of this report.
They have complained about inadequate protection in their line of work.
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