Some seven health workers [names withheld] with the Kwesiminstim Government Hospital in the Efia-Kwesiminstim Municipality of the Western Region are reported to have contracted the coronavirus disease.
Corroborating the story to wrrepoters.com, the administrator of the hospital, Mr. Felix Kesse indicated that the affected health workers are on isolation receiving treatment.
The hospital he said has begun tracing other persons who have come in contact with them the affected persons
“This is a problem every health facility in the country is facing. I’m sure for now every hospital has had some workers contracting the virus. It is not peculiar with the Kwesimintsim hospital. We cannot hide this information. The truth is that seven of our workers have contracted the virus. We have asked all of them to be in isolation and we have started contact tracing”.
According to him, the situation has not affected the smooth running of the hospital.
He however mentioned that the facility has recorded thirty-six (36) positive cases of covid-19 since January 2021. Added that there is enough PPE supply in the facility to handle the situation.