136 students test positive for COVID-19 Delta variant in Ghana




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fewer than 136 students in a high school have been infected COVID-19 variant, Health has confirmed.

During latest national COVID-19 update, 136 of 550 samples taken among students in Achimota School came positive, said Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, Director-General of the GHS.

Aboagye said that three students the school went to the hospital last month symptoms of influenza, but ended up testing positive for COVID-19.

“Subsequently, symptomatic students and contacts were identified, listed and tested for COVID-19.

“However, majority of the students, , are day students,’’ he added.

first confirmed six cases of COVID-19 variants among arriving in the country on June 22.

As of Sunday, the of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country has increased to 96,317.

(Xinhua/NAN)