Officials of the Trust Hospital in Accra have announced that one of their senior medical staff has died of Covid-19.
Dr. Richard Kisser, a consultant surgeon, died on Thursday, July 2, 2020.
“We regret to inform all staff of the passing of our consultant surgeon, Dr. Richard Kisser. The sad event occurred on Thursday 2nd of July 2020 at the University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC) where he was receiving treatment for COV1D-19 complications. May his soul rest in perfect peace,” the facility noted.
In April, the Rector of the Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons, Professor Jacob Plange-Rhule was reported to have died of COVID-19 at the University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC).
Hundreds of other health workers who are on the frontline have also been infected with COVID-19. Some mortalities have also been recorded although some of the health workers have recovered.
Attached is the full statement from the Hospital
Source: Daily Mail GH