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Ashesi University records 10 COVID-19 cases in 2 Weeks

Ashesi University records 10 COVID-19

Ashesi University records 10 COVID-19 cases in two weeks according to the management university.

The school disclosed that 10 of its students have tested positive for coronavirus in the last two weeks after schools reopened.

In the 22nd address to the nation, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo directed schools to resume operations from 9th January for Universities and other tertiary institutions.

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Schools at all levels across the country commence the 2021/2022 academic year as directed with pre-tertiary schools resuming from 15-18 January 2021

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Ashesi University in its latest communique sighted by Ghanaeducation.org  indicated that the university will continue its academic activities online for this semester.

However, students who wish to study on campus may be permitted.

Ashesi University in a blog post also revealed that 10 (4.7% of tests) from the students screening for COVID-19 were positive for the novel virus.

“All cases had no visible symptoms, have been provided isolated accommodation on campus, and are currently receiving treatment mild symptoms from the Ashesi health team, with guidance from the Ghana Health Service,” the leading private university in Ghana stated.

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Ashesi has lost two important personalities to covid-19: Board member, Patrick Nutor; and Associate Dean of Student Life and Engagement, Frances Awuah-Kyerematen.

 

Source: Ghanaeducation.org

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