Thirty-eight staff of the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) out of thirty-nine who tested positive of the novel coronavirus have recovered, the regulatory body has announced.
The recovered are expected to soon resume work.
However, one other staff is under quarantine and receiving treatment for the virus.
The 39 positive cases were recorded after a total of 450 staff at its head office, Tema office, KIA office and its laboratory were tested for the virus as part of measures to check the spread of the pandemic.
“As part of measures to combat the pandemic, the FDA organized mandatory testing for a total of 450 staff (Including the CEO and all top management) from its head office, Tema Office, KIA office and the Laboratory, out of which 39 tested positive,” the statement revealed.
Below is the full statement: