Fear has set in at the camp of the Food and Drugs Board (FDA) after about 39 staff were confirmed to have contracted the deadly coronavirus.
According to the FDA, a test was done on all the workers of the organization after which 39 of the 450 staff including the Chief Executive Officer was confirmed of having the virus.
James Lartey, Head of Communications & Public Education at the FDA in a statement disclosed that the Authority will strictly follow all laid-down protocols and, in addition, fumigate its offices across the nation every two weeks.
The Authority in a statement said “All thirty-nine (39) staff were asked to go into self-quarantine and those who were in close proximity to them were also asked to do same and were provided with the necessary logistics to do so,”
“The FDA by this notice assures staff and the general public of its utmost interest to ensure their protection at all times.”He added.