- COVID-19 patient from in the Upper East Region in Ghana, Matilda Agamu has delivered a healthy baby girl successfully.
- Ms Agamu who revealed that since she delivered her new born baby, the rate of stigmatization against her has reduced significantly.
First recovered COVID-19 patient from in the Upper East Region in Ghana, Matilda Agamu has delivered a healthy baby girl successfully.
Ms Agamu who revealed that since she delivered her new born baby, the rate of stigmatisation against her has reduced significantly.
While speaking in an interview with media on Monday8 June 2020, The delegations of Terabuuri Yele Association who visited her made a donations of cash amount worth GH¢3,000,one bag of millet, one bag of rice, one gallon of cooking oil, four sachets of baby diapers and four bags of sachet water to her at Bolgatanga.
The pallatives were to aalliviate Ms Agamu present situation and as well as to expand her business and to provide food for her and the household.
Ms Agamu used the occasion to reiterate her resolve to continue to educate people on the need to avoid stigmatising COVID-19 patients since it had the tendency of worsening the plight of such patients.
“I am however happy that people are beginning to appreciate me and I thank all public spirited institutions and individuals whose continuous visit to my house has sent out good messages about me, hence a reduction in stigmatisation against me and my family,” she further explained.
She noted that the baby eats well and that she thanked God that after all that she went through she was now happy saying that “even when I was in the hospital to deliver my baby there was no mention of my COVID-19 status”.