Rector of College of Physicians and Surgeons, Jacob Plange-Rhule has died of Coronavirus!
The top medical practitioner died on Friday morning, April 10th at the University of Ghana Medical Centre where he was receiving treatment.
According to reports, Jacob Plange-Rhule tested positive for COVID-19 in Ghana, however, it has not been established whether he contracted the disease whilst on duty or not till his sudden demise.
Meanwhile, the World Health Organisation noted in their recent briefing that about 10 per cent of health professionals globally have been infected with the Coronavirus and has, therefore, advise that they take caution even as they fight for others in this COVID-19 pandemic.
Jacob Plange-Rhule’s passing, therefore, becomes a big blow to the Medical Association of Ghana and Ghanaians at large as he plays an instrumental role in our health system.