Students Of Nalerigu Nursing College Test Positive For Covid-19

By | July 27, 2023

Some students of Nalerigu Nursing and Midwifery College allegedly test positive for COVID-19

Two final year students at College of Nursing and Midwifery, Nalerigu in the North East Region have been allegedly tested positive for COVID-19.

According to an insider (name withheld) in the school who made this revelation to the first student who tested positive had contacts with about seventeen colleagues in the school, making those students go under mandatory quarantine.

School authorities upon knowing that the student was showing symptoms upon arrival, drew the attention of health officials in the region to be taken to an isolation center at Baptist Medical Centre (BMC) in the regional capital, Nalerigu.

One other student from Garu in the Upper East Region is also reported to have allegedly tested positive for the virus.

The first victim has been discharged being offered psychological assistance.

This has made students and staff of the college live in fear as teaching and learning goes on.

Final year students of tertiary institutions across the country are currently in their respective institutions going through completion of their programmes as directed by the President of the Republic, Nana Akufo Addo.