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Richard Kisser: Another top Ghanaian Physician dies from Covid-19

The country has lost one of its top surgeons, Richard Kisser who is with the Trust Hospital, to Covid-19. 

According to the hospital, the consultant surgeon lost the battle with the virus 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 (UGMC) where he was receiving treatment for Covid-19 complications. May his soul rest in perfect peace", the Public Relation Unit of the Trust Hospital said. 

His death,adds to the growing list of frontline workers who have died as a result of fighting against the spread of Covid-19 in the country. 

In June,the Medical Superintendent of the Kwadaso SDA Hospital in Kumasi, Dr. Harry Owusu Boateng died after contracting the virus. 

In April, Prof. Jacob Plange-Rhule ,the Rector of the Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons, also dies of Covid-19 at the University of  Ghana Medical Center (UGMC). 

A lot of health workers have contracted the virus in their line of duty with many of them complaining of the lack of Personal Protective Equipments (PPEs). 

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