Three units at the Child Health Department of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, have been closed down after a youngster who was brought for treatment passed on of Covid-19.

The emergency, intensive, neonatal, and pediatric care units where the boy was undergoing treatment, have been closed.

According to, the boy was taken to the medical clinic by his mom showing indications of rabies at the beginning.

The parent reportedly denied knowledge of their son’s recent contact with a dog after which a test for the novel coronavirus returned positive.

Sources reveal to that while anticipating the test outcomes, the patient was put on a ventilator however went before his Covid-19 status was affirmed.

“Since a portion of the specialists and medical practitioners there have been exposed, they’ve been isolated while the facility and equipment there are disinfected,”.

This development has, nonetheless, not influenced exercises at the division as youngsters are as yet being provided food for at assigned focuses away from the said units, which have as of now been cordoned off, sources state.

Helena Ewudzie-Sagoe
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