A nurse with the Ghana Manganese Company (GMC) Hospital at Nsuta in Western Region has succumbed to the novel Coronavirus disease.
The nurse is a 54-year-old who was assigned to the pre-triage area and actively participated in screening clients who attended the hospital, a statement from the Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association said.
She reported sick on the 6th of May, 2020 and returned home after treatment.
She, however, returned to the hospital the following day with worsening health conditions and started exhibiting signs of COVID-19.
“She was admitted to the hospital to be managed and her samples taken but before the results came she passed away on the night of 8th May 2020. However the result came out positive for COVID-19, ” the statement added.
The Nurse had underlying conditions including hypertension.
A private burial has been fixed for the deceased.