About 200 workers of the Kwadaso SDA Hospital in Kumasi are being tested for coronavirus after the Medical Director of the facility died of Covid-19.
Some of them are believed to have come into contact with Dr Harry Owusu Boateng.
The 48-year-old died at home on Saturday few days after he complained of being unwell.
Director of Ghana Adventist Health Services Dr. Paul Amo Kyeremeh who confirmed his death told JoyNews the physician tested positive after his death.
“It is true that, the Medical Director or Medical Superintendent at Kwadaso SDA Hospital in Kumasi has passed away on the 13th June 2020 in the morning hours.
When the news was reported to us , a team was dispatched to take a sample to test to establish what might have let to the demise and when the results came, it was established that it was due to Covid-19 yet with underlying health or medical conditions,” Dr. Amo Kyeremeh revealed.
According to him, the Ghana Adventist Health Services is collaborating with the Kwadaso Municipal and the Ashanti Regional Health Directorates to test all the medical staff including those in the late doctor’s medical team.