A Medical Report from the Eastern Regional Health Directorate sighted by DGN Online indicates that a total number of 684 Senior High School students have been infected with Covid-19 in all the 33 Districts and Municipalities in the Region.
According to the reports, out of the number Asuogyaman District recorded the highest with 157 cases, follows by Birim North, 66 cases, Lower Maya Krobo, 54, Kwahu East, 48, Nsawam -Adoagyiri, 42 cases, as no death was recorded among the students.
So far, the Region has 30 active cases of Covid-19 of total confirmed cases since the pandemic broke out with total cases standing at 4,395 with cumulative recoveries and discharges of 4,287 representing 97.5%
Out of the total number of cases, 27 are in New Juaben South Municipality while Kwahu Afram Plains North and Nsawam have 2 and 1 active cases respectively as of Sunday, June 20, 2021.
The number of Nurses infected is 958 representing 21.8% with 6 fatalities recorded.
Meanwhile, 78 of the infected persons have however died. The case fatality rate in the region is 1.8%.
FROM Daniel Bampoe, Koforidua