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GES/GHS assures parents of the safety of their wards in school

The Ghana Education Service and the Ghana Health Service has assured parents of the safety of their wards who are back to school.

The assurance follows a misunderstanding that transpired between some parents who have their wards at the Accra Girls senior high school and the authorities on Monday 6th July 2020.

In a press release issued by the Ghana Education Service in collaboration with the Ghana Health service, parents have been cautioned not t worry so much about their wards because they are in safe hands.

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“the school authorities with the support of the assembly are in the process of disinfecting the affected dormitories, continuous public education sections for staff, students and parents on COVID-19”, the statement noted.

Meanwhile, six cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed at the Accra Girls Senior High school, with just two weeks of final year students reporting back to school.

A teacher and spouse have also tested positive to the virus and are currently in quarantine responding to treatment.
However, a team of 200 personnel drawn from the Ghana Education Service, Ghana Health Service, the regional and district Directorates of Education are actively spread out all over the country and are monitoring the situation closely.

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All health institutions to which senior high schools have been mapped with health facilities to ensure that any suspected cases are promptly dealt with in accordance with the laid down protocols.

By Amos Ekow Coffie | talksafrica.com

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