The University of Ghana Student’s Representative Council (UG SRC) has debunked rumours that a suspected case of coronavirus has been confirmed in the university.
A screenshot claiming that the BBC has reported that coronavirus is in the university has gone viral today.
However, in an interview with Isaac Agyemang, the President of the UG SRC, he categorically said the news was fake.
“It is not true,” he said.
He went on to add that the university is ready to handle such a case should it occur.
“The UG SRC is working the university’s Health Service Directorate to educate students about the coronavirus pandemic,” Isaac told Kuulpeeps.com.
He said the university has assigned places that will be used as quarantine centres with suspected cases.
“The readiness is there and student should not panic,” he added.
He said should any case arise the university is ready to handle it
Last week, the university held a public forum about the coronavirus outbreak that has now been described as a pandemic.
Authorities of the university put out a telephone number that students and employees could contact to report people who are suspected to have coronavirus infections.
The number to call is 0307037162.
As of now, no case of coronavirus has been confirmed in the University of Ghana.
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