Coronavirus: University Of Ghana Urges Calm As One Student Tests Positive

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The Management of the University of Ghana has urged students, staff and the general public to remain calm as one of its students has tested positive to COVID-19.

The Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. Ebenezer Oduro Owusu in an address to the University community on Sunday, March 15, 2020, said a COVID-19 case has been confirmed “involving one of our non-resident students who returned from an international trip”.

He said all students and members of the school community must remain calm as it is collaborating with the relevant stakeholders to ensure that the situation is contained.

“I’m using this platform to reach out to all our students and other members of the University community to reassure you of management’s commitment to ensure measures in the best interest of all and appeal to all of you to remain calm… Let us remember that the student case is an imported one and together with the institutional and national agencies, there is an integrated effort to handle the case at hand. There is no cause of fear since we are pulling all available resources and efforts together to ensure better management of the situation,” he said.

Source: CitiNewsRoom


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