Ghana has not registered any cases of Ebola, the Ghana Health Service announced on Wednesday, June 22, 2022. Some media reports claimed that a case had been registered in Tamale, the capital of the North Region.
The director-general of the health service, Dr Patrick KumaAboagye, however, told reporters at a briefing on Wednesday, “I would like to take this opportunity to say that there is no case of Ebola in Ghana.” from the media to indicate that there has been an outbreak in the country have.
In addition, Francis Atiagbor, Northern Region Disease Surveillance Officer, said: “I am not aware that we have detected a case of Ebola in the Northern Region, but what I can say for sure is that we conducted an Ebola virus simulation exercise. Illness at the Public Health Emergency Management Operations Center.”
“Simulation drills are part of one of the requirements of the international health regulations, and then all countries must conduct simulation drills on a regular basis to
test their preparedness for such public health emergencies,” he noted.