Management of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology has refuted claims that a suspected patient of the novel Coronavirus is missing from the University’s hospital.
The university in a statement signed by the university’s public relations officer, Dr. Daniel Norris Bekoe said a comprehensive search at the University hospital shows that, the claim is fake and has no merit.
It was widely circulated that one Master Musah Sule believed to be a student of the university absconded from the university hospital after a friend he sent to the hospital tested positive of the novel Coronavirus.
Musah Sule according to the ‘fake’ publication escaped because of fear and panic after the friend had tested positive.
According to the statement, no one has tested positive of the virus at the university hospital so far.
KNUST orders students to leave campus
Management of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, directed all students to vacate their hostels and all facilities on the campus.
The decision was arrived at after an emergency executive committee of the university meeting held on March 16, 2020. This follows the directive of the president of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo on measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic.
Per the university’s directive, Students are to leave campus from Monday, 16 to Saturday, March 21, 2020, by 5:00 PM.