19 doctors at Tamale Teaching Hospital test positive for Covid-19

A total of nineteen Medical doctors at the Tamale Teaching Hospital have tested positive for Coronavirus, smartandstuck.com report.

The Director of Medical Affairs at the Hospital, Dr. AAbas Adam, made this known to the press on Wednesday July 8, 2020.

Also, 12 nurses and one older person at the facility have been infected by the virus.

He said some of them have been discharged while others are still on admission with one person person in critical condition.

“80 health workers of the facility who were exposed have been tested but the results came out negative.”

Northern Region has recorded 163 cases of the Covid-19 pandemic from the outbreak of the disease till Sunday, July 5.

Out of this number, 120 representing 73.6 percent have recovered or been discharged with 39 active cases.

The Tamale Teaching Hospital serves as a referral and isolation center in the region.

Credit: 3news.com

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  1. Waaaoooo that’s so unfortunate. Hmmmmm if those who could be a source of help of curbing the pendamic are tested to these greater number of; 19 doctors, 12nurses and 1 older person as a result of discharging their duties, then what should we expect from the remaining staffs of the facility when new cases are reported to them.

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