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BREAKING: Two Health Workers in Bolgatanga test positive for COVID-19

Two Health Workers in the Upper East Region have tested positive for the novel Corona virus, the Regional Health Directorate has said.

The two, Mynewsgh has gathered are staff of the Regional Hospital in Bolgatanga who came into close contact with the first case recorded at the facility on April 3 involving  a 30 weeks pregnant 33 year old resident of Bolgatanga

A situational report by the Upper East Regional Health Directorate on COVID-19 stated that “Two (2) of the new cases are health care workers.”

The Upper East region as of April 16, 2020 had recorded additional four (4) new cases bringing the total number to eight (8) with one death.

The deceased, a 52 year old woman from Mazema, a Community in the Bawku Municipality died a day after her samples were taken for testing which turned out positive.

She visited the Presbyterian Hospital in Bawku on the 7th April with fever, difficulty in breathing, coughing, running nose, diarrhea and muscular joint pains.

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