The Accra Technical University has confirmed that one national service person has tested positive for coronavirus.
The service person was a member of an academic department and the university is now preparing to fumigate that department and all other offices in close proximity to the department.
Also, the female national service person, reportedly visited a medical facility after experiencing symptoms of fever, headache and runny nose.
Therefore, “Six colleagues who came into contact with the confirmed covid-19 patient, have been counseled, re-assured and their samples were taken for laboratory testing,” the statement signed by acting Director of Public Affairs said.
While they are waiting for their results, the contacts have been asked to go into isolation.
The statement also called for calm among members of the university community as they adhere to the personal protection protocols.