Environmental Health Personnel from New Juaben South Municipal Assembly in the Eastern Region on Saturday buried the late Police Chief Inspector who died from Coronavirus.
He was buried under strict compliance with the World Health Organization (WHO) protocol for the burial of Coronavirus casualties.
The Environmental Health Personnel led by the Municipal Environmental Health Officer Emmanuel Tetteh, wearing full protective regalia took the body from the Eastern Regional Hospital Mortuary after few bereaved family members were given the opportunity to view the body from far distance to identify the body and bid him farewell.
The family members also wearing Personnel Protective Equipment could not control their tears as the body was finally taken away after a brief sermon moment.
The 55-year-old Chief Inspector who was the Station Officer died Friday, May 29, 2020, from coronavirus disease.
He died while on admission at the Eastern Regional Hospital in Koforidua for few days having visited the Police Clinic in Koforidua and Newland Hospital- a private facility.
Meanwhile, results received so far from samples taken from Police officers, their families, and inmates at the Police Barracks have tested negative same as Health workers who had contact with the deceased.
The Municipal Health Directorate says it is however awaiting the remaining confirmatory results.