The Chairman of Vice-Chancellors Ghana (VCG), Professor John Owusu Gyapong has disclosed that, active Covid-19 cases recorded in some of Ghana’s universities are being managed because of the mandated protocols.
Reports indicates that, out of the 15 tertiary institutions in Ghana, 13 have recorded active Covid-19 cases since schools reopened in January 2021. ”At least here in the University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS) 8 or 9 students have tested positive and about 10 or so faculty and staff have also tested positive. They have all been managed, many have recovered without any incident,” he told explained. Prof. Gyapong then said that, Universities are trying their possible best to manage the situation in order to curb the virus and to ensure the safety of the students.
”Many Vice-Chancellors are having academic board meetings to review systems to see how best to address the situation”. He then also talked about the spread of the virus at Koforidua International School.