Over 30 Police Officers in Accra feared to have contracted COVID-19

Reliable information reaching the news desk of Smartandstuck.com indicates that over 30 Police officers at the Central Police station in Greater Accra may have tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

According to our sources, the police officers arrested two Nigeriens at the Central Business Market in Accra where upon further investigations; it was revealed that the foreigners came into the country for business purposes.

The foreigners were kept at the Headquarters of the central Police Station for a week where their blood samples were taken to be tested. But because the officers never imagined the foreigners had contracted the deadly disease, they constantly visit them without putting on any PPE’s to see to their needs.

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However, their test results came out positive some few days later which means they have the virus in their blood and had to be treated.

After the test results of the foreigners proved to be positive, it has brought some sort of fear and panic at the Central Police Headquarters.

Over 30 Ghanaian Police Officers feared to have contracted COVID-19

Without wasting much time, the blood samples of almost all the police officers at the central police station had been taken and waiting results.

Currently, Ghana has 641 confirmed cases according to the Ghana Health Service.

According to the Ghana Health Service “As of 14th April 2020, at 23:00HRS, a total of 50,719 persons have been tested with 641 being positive for COVID-19. The breakdown of the 641 positive cases are as follows: 17 have been treated, reverted to negative on repeat tests and discharged. Furthermore, 66 have tested negative once and awaiting second test. This brings together a total of 83 cases that have been recovered/discharged. 548 cases have been categorised as mild disease and are on treatment, two are categorized as moderate to severe cases, none in critical state currently and eight have died,” according to the Ghana Health Service.

“the five new cases were recorded in the following locations; one from Adenta Municipality and two each from Ayawaso East and Ayawaso Central Municipalities. With the exception of one of the cases from Ayawaso East, all the new cases are asymptomatic. Contacts of the new cases are being listed for follow up.”

Source: Nana Kwame/Smartandstuck.com


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