It has now been confirmed that a teacher at the Accra Girls Senior High School and their spouse have also tested positive for COVID-19.
This new information comes after it was ealier reported that six students of the school contracted the disease.
This was disclosed in a joint statement released by the Ghana Education Service (GES) and Ghana Health Servic (GHS).
“The Ghana Education Service (GES) received reports of suspected cases of COVID-19 from some second cycle institutions including Accra Girls Senior High school. The Ghana Health Service was subsequently notified of the situation. As at 6th July 2020, six (6) students, a teacher and spouse have been confirmed as positive for COVID-19 in Accra Girls Senior High School,” the statement read.
The statement also indicated that a team of experts from Ghana Health Service at various levels led by national officers from the Ghana Education Service have been to the school to put in necessary control measures.
It also added that the necessary steps have been taken and the six confirmed students, the teacher and spouse have been taken to a treatment centre for further management and are currently doing well.
The statement also indicated other measures that have been taken to control the situation.
Read the full statement below:
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