SHS In Western Region with COVID-19 Cases- Six Senior High Schools and one nursing training college in the Western Region have recorded a total of 56 COVID-19 cases.

St.John’s School, Sekondi records first case of COVID-19, Totaling 56 positive cases in SHSs and Training Colleges in Western Region

SHS In Western Region with COVID-19 Cases-

Six Senior High Schools and one nursing training college in the Western Region have recorded a total of 56 COVID-19 cases.


This was disclosed to citi news by the Western Regional Director of Health, Dr. Jacob Mahama.

According to him, 309 samples were picked from the seven institutions, which included the Asankragwa Nursing and Midwifery Training School, for testing.

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He noted that 56 of the samples came out positive for COVID-19 adding that 139 others are currently pending testing.

“As at now, we have 309 samples take from six Senior High Schools and the Asankragwa Nursing and Midwifery Training School. They have positive cases that amount to 56 positive cases. 149 are negatives and 139 are still pending. The school with the largest positives is Nsei SHS which has 26 positives out of 78 samples taken there. Archbishop Porter Girls has 2 positives, Adiembra (2), St. John’s (1), Ahantaman (1), Shama SHS (18) and Asankragwa Nursing and Midwifery Training School (6). What we did was that we picked the contacts and samples to the laboratory. We are yet to hear anything about disinfection of these schools,“ he said.

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