Management of the 37 Military Hospital says the facility is being overstretched in their duties to fight against Covid-19.
The hospital said some of their staff have been deployed to two treatment centres which has left a gap in healthcare delivery at the hospital.
Commander of the Hospital Brigadier General Nii Adjah Obodai said they are being overstretched.
“Now if I say that we have been tasked to open treatment centres that takes out staff like I said those ones there at El-Wak we have to send staff from there to go work there and the vacancies they have left here are still open and we are still supposed to operate so person wise we are getting stretched now the second centre at Takoradi and we not employing so we are stretching staff to manage these places.”
Ghana has at as May 27, 2020 recorded 186 new COVID-19 cases and the total case count is now 7,303.
According to the Ghana Health Service’s website, 2,412 persons who tested positive for COVID-19 earlier have also recovered.
This shows that 95 more persons recovered since the last update.
Per the update, the Greater Region recorded 140 of the new cases, Central Region recorded 23, the Ashanti Region recorded 14, and the Eastern Region also recording 9.
Health officials in Ghana have so far conducted 205,890 COVID-19 tests.
The Greater Accra Region is still leading the chart with 5,148 cases, followed by the Ashanti and Central Regions with 1,099 and 334 cases respectively.
Cases per Region
Greater Accra Region – 5,148
Ashanti Region – 1,099
Central Region – 360
Western Region – 344
Eastern Region – 117
Western North Region – 62
Volta Region – 59
Northern Region – 36
Oti Region – 26
Upper East Region – 26
Upper West Region – 22
North East Region – 2
Savannah Region – 1
Bono Region – 1
Ahafo Region – 0
Bono East Region – 0