The Ejura Government Hospital in Ashanti Region has recorded four deaths following the outbreak of cholera in the area.
144 persons are also said to have contracted the disease within two weeks.
Ashanti Regional correspondent, Betty Ohemaa Agyemang reports that the authorities of the Ejuraman Senior High School in the Region have confirmed the death of a male student, Emmanuel Akon as a result of the disease.
Nine other infected students have been treated and discharged from the Ejura Government Hospital.
The school has however put in place the necessary measures to contain the disease and prevent it from spreading to other students.
She reported that the District Health Director, Jacob Amoah had set up an Epidemic Response Team made up of opinion leaders and representatives from the Health Directorate to educate and alert the public about the outbreak of the disease in the town.