Confusion as 2 Covid-19 patients are returned to police custody

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Two Niger nationals who were last week intercepted at a COVID-19 safety checkpoint at COCOBOD head office in Accra and tested positive for COVID-19 have been returned to police custody under bizarre circumstances hours after they were transferred to the Ga East Hospital for treatment.

It is immediately unclear why persons who tested positive for COVID-19 would be taken back to police custody which is neither an isolation centre nor a treatment centre.

The development, has learnt has further aggravated anxiety among the rank and file of personnel at the Accra Central police station as well as those in a close working relationship with them.

It is recalled that reported of anxiety at a police station following positive tests of two Nigeriens who were in police custody.


They were later transferred to the treatment centre while the police station was fumigated, but that did not allay the fears of workers there.

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Per the modalities, a person who tests positive must have his movement records assessed and the contacts tracked and medically examined.

But it’s unclear when the surveillance team will return to conduct this vital exercise to put the hearts of the personnel at ease and also avert any further complications.

While that is still unsettled, the patients were Monday night returned to police custody, further aggravating the fears of the officers.


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Ellis Ferdinand is a Journalist, Blogger and Founder of Ellis Multimedia, a parent company of, an Online Education News Blog, and Ellis Ferdinand is a Graduate of Accra College of Education and the University of Cape Coast, where he obtained a Diploma In Basic Education and a Bachelor of Education in Accounting. He is currently Reading his Master of Philosophy in Curriculum and Pedagogic Studies at the University of Education, Winneba in Ghana. Ellis Ferdinand won Blogger of the Year at the 2018 National Students’ Awards and was also adjudged 14th Best Ghanain Blogger in 2018 among the Top 50 Ghanaian Bloggers of 2018. He introduced the Concept of Education Blogging in Ghana in 2014 with his famous blog now His Blog won Best Media Promoting Education in 2017, 2018 and 2019 respectively, an Award organized by Neogenics Education Consult. In 2019, He adjudged the Most Promising West African Blogger of the Year in Nigeria. He won Writer of the Year at the 2021 EDUCOM AWARDS

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