Matthew Prempeh, Ghanaian minister of schooling, says over 90 % of the workers of the ministry have contracted coronavirus.
In accordance with Ghana Internet, Prempeh stated mass testing carried out on the ministry revealed that he’s amongst these constructive for the illness.
The minister stated the assessments needed to be carried out on the workers of the ministry after his consequence got here again constructive the second time.
He stated outcomes from the assessments confirmed out of 50 individuals, about 45 of the workers had contracted the illness with majority of them being asymptomatic.
“After my second consequence got here out as constructive, testing was carried out on all workers on the ministry and the outcomes confirmed that out of each 50 individuals, about 45 had contracted the virus,” Prempeh stated.
“Most of them are asymptomatic so they’re isolating at dwelling.”
Recounting his expertise earlier than restoration, the minister, who was on admission for 2 weeks on the College of Ghana Medical Middle, stated it was harrowing.
He stated: “For all of the 52 years of my life, I’ve by no means been admitted to the hospital earlier than and it was not a nice expertise. The illness may be very actual and I don’t want it on even my foe.”
With 548 new instances, Ghana has recorded 22,822 confirmed instances of COVID-19; 17,564 recoveries and 129 deaths.