The country has lost one of its top surgeons, Dr Richard Kisser, who is with the Trust Hospital. According to the Hospital, the consultant surgeon lost the battle with Covid-19 on Thursday.
“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 where he was receiving treatment for COV1D-19 complications. May his soul rest in perfect peace,” the Trust Hospital said.
His death adds to the growing list of frontline workers who have died.
In June, Medical Superintendent of the Kwadaso SDA Hospital in Kumasi, Dr Harry Owusu Boateng, also died after contracting the virus.
Below is a full statement: