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Coronavirus: Doctor at LEKMA Hospital tests positive

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A medical doctor at the LEKMA Hospital, has tested positive for the dreaded novel Coronavirus, the Ledzokuku Constituency legislator, Dr Bernard Oko-Boye has said.

According to him, the doctor whose name is withheld has been counted by the Ghana Health Service in the number of cases recorded in Ghana.

Dr Oko-Boye in a report by Joy News indicated that, the hospital which is within his constituency, will be shut down for disinfection on Tuesday, March 31.

The medical officer is the first frontline medical staff known publicly to have contracted the disease

Ghana’s case count still stands at 152 with five deaths and two recoveries.

Regional breakdown

Accra -133 (3 dead)

Northern Region – 10

Ashanti Region – 8 (2 dead)

Upper West – 1

Source: www.ghanaweb.com