It has been reported that a 51-year-old man identified as Fred Drah who was one of the 17 people who have fully recovered has shared his story with TV3.
Fred Drah shared his experiences at the hospital after fully recovering from the deadly coronavirus which has taken 8 lives so far with 636 confirmed cases.
Speaking to TV3, Fred Drah, sharing his experience with Ghanaians and how doctors took care of him at the hospital noted that he’s a worker at the Ghana Portsrevealing that he got infected by his friend who was exhibiting symptoms of the COVID-19 but did not take notice of it.
Fred Drah indicated that the 17th March 2020, he went to the Tema Polyclinic because his temperature was beyond normal.
He revealed that his blood sample was taken to conduct a test for the virus and results came out positive.
According to him, after the results came back positive, people in his community stigmatized him and family because everyone was scared to come close to him even after he had fully recovered.
He added that he was the first person to be admitted at the Ga East Hospital for COVID 19 and he even lost a friend he met at the hospital who was also suffering from COVID 19.
He revealed that the first day he was admitted to the hospital the doctors and nurses were very scared of him, they just sent him to a ward and locked him in it.