The management of the Korlebu teaching hospital has issued a press release in which the hospital Administration indicated that, it has decided to suspend non-emergency surgical cases for
the next two weeks and that, Only dire emergencies will be attended to within this period.
According to the statement, this action to suspend non-emergency surgical cases for
the next two weeks is necessitated by the fact that some staff of the hospital have been infected with Covid-19.
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The statement also added that “This measure is therefore to protect our clients and the rest of the staff who are still at post and providing care to patients. The suspension will also enable us reorganize ourselves for the resumption of regular services.” The hospital therefore request sister health faclities to refer only dire surgical emergencies
(Surgery, ENT, Maxillofacial and Obstetrics) to Korle Bu during the suspension period.
Other parts of the Hospital are still in full operation.
BELOW IS THE PRESS RELEASE FROM THE KORLEBU TEACHING HOSPITAL