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26.02.2021 Health

Tamale Teaching Hospital records 14 COVID-19 deaths in one week

Dr. Hilarius A.K. Abiwu
LISTEN FEB 26, 2021
Dr. Hilarius A.K. Abiwu

The Deputy Northern Regional Health Director, Dr Hilarius A.K. Abiwu, has confirmed to this portal that within a week, the Tamale Teaching hospital has recorded 14 covid-19 related deaths.

“The deaths in TTH for the past 1 week is equal to all deaths recorded last year,” he said

According to him, the Northern region has recorded a total of 22 deaths related to covid-19.

Dr. Abiwu disclosed that the Northern region has recorded 1,254 covid-19 cases so far.

He appealed to residents in the region to strictly adhere to the COVID-19 protocols to help prevent the spread of the virus.

“COVID-19 is real and the numbers we have for just this 2 months of the year is more than the total we had for the whole 2020.”

---DGN online