Nursing In Ghana
COVID-19

168 NURSES AND MIDWIVES TEST POSITIVE FOR COVID-19 AS OF JUNE 3RD, 2020.

As the number of positive cases of COVID-19 increases, more nurses and midwives are getting infected each day. According to the secretary of the Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association (GRNMA), Mr. David Tenkorang-Twum, as of June 3rd, about 168 nurses and midwives have been infected with the virus. These are nurses in both public and private medical facilities across the country. He made this known on Joy FM. This number could increase since more are yet to be tested.

Licensure NCLEX Quiz Game
Licensure NCLEX Quiz Game
  • Licensure NCLEX Quiz Game Screenshot
  • Licensure NCLEX Quiz Game Screenshot
  • Licensure NCLEX Quiz Game Screenshot
  • Licensure NCLEX Quiz Game Screenshot
  • Licensure NCLEX Quiz Game Screenshot

Mr. David Tenkorang-Twum made an argument that people are reporting to hospitals with the disease either symptomatic or asymptomatic and because there is no on-the-spot diagnosis, they are admitted onto the ward as an ordinary case and before you realize they have tested positive. “The figures keep rising and we are not surprised because they [authorities] are not listening to us. But, until we change the narrative or the way we manage the patients, we are going to have a lot of nurses, doctors, and other supporting staff getting infected,” he said.

READ ALSO:  GHANA HEALTH SERVICE (GHS) RECEIVES 2,590 PIECES OF SAMSUNG TABLETS TO ROLLOUT eTRACKER
Licensure NCLEX Quiz Game
Licensure NCLEX Quiz Game
  • Licensure NCLEX Quiz Game Screenshot
  • Licensure NCLEX Quiz Game Screenshot
  • Licensure NCLEX Quiz Game Screenshot
  • Licensure NCLEX Quiz Game Screenshot
  • Licensure NCLEX Quiz Game Screenshot

He also appealed that nurses and midwives who are pregnant should be allowed to stay away from work since they are susceptible.

Ghana currently has 11,964 confirmed cases with 4258 recoveries and 54 deaths.

Licensure NCLEX Quiz Game
Licensure NCLEX Quiz Game
  • Licensure NCLEX Quiz Game Screenshot
  • Licensure NCLEX Quiz Game Screenshot
  • Licensure NCLEX Quiz Game Screenshot
  • Licensure NCLEX Quiz Game Screenshot
  • Licensure NCLEX Quiz Game Screenshot
Facebook Comments
Avatar

Jude Arko

Chief Editor - Nursing In Ghana | Mental Health Nurse | Photog | App Developer

Join Our Telegram Channel to Receive Latest Nursing News

Best App for Student Nurses

Nurse Companion
Nurse Companion
Developer: Nursing In Ghana
Price: Free
  • Nurse Companion Screenshot
  • Nurse Companion Screenshot
  • Nurse Companion Screenshot
  • Nurse Companion Screenshot
  • Nurse Companion Screenshot
  • Nurse Companion Screenshot
  • Nurse Companion Screenshot
  • Nurse Companion Screenshot

Follow Us

Licensure NCLEX Quiz Game
Licensure NCLEX Quiz Game
  • Licensure NCLEX Quiz Game Screenshot
  • Licensure NCLEX Quiz Game Screenshot
  • Licensure NCLEX Quiz Game Screenshot
  • Licensure NCLEX Quiz Game Screenshot
  • Licensure NCLEX Quiz Game Screenshot

Join Our Telegram Channel to Receive Latest Nursing News