It has been confirmed that a total of 287 Covid-19 patients out of the 294 confirmed cases in the Western North Region have fully recovered and discharged as at Sunday, July 19, 2020.
This has drastically reduced the region’s active cases to seven(7) with one(1) death. All these seven active cases are from the Bibiani Anwhiaso Bekwai Municipality.
This was contained in a Public Health Emergency Management Committee report, signed by Dr Marion Okoh-Owusu, the Regional Health Director, and copied to GNA at Sefwi- Wiawso.
The Regional Health Director applauded health professionals and stakeholders for their great contribution to the fight against this pandemic.
Dr Okoh-Owusu encouraged residents to continue to adhere to all the precautionary measures to stay safe from the virus.
“By strictly observing social distancing, wearing of masks, regular hand washing, and sanitising your hands, we can stop Covid-19,” the Regional Health Director added.
The Regional Director asked Ghanaians, especially residents of the Region to desist from stigmatisation since according to her, those who have recovered and discharged were free from Covid-19 and must be accepted into the society.
Dr Okorh-Owusu tasked those who have recovered to act as ambassadors and educate residents on the pandemic.