A report by Graphic Online indicates that Senior Minister, Mr Yaw Osafo Maafo has tested positive for COVID-19.
This was announced today (July 7, 2020) by the Minister of Information, Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah at a press briefing in Accra.
Mr Oppong Nkrumah stated that the disclosure was in consonance with the government’s transparency and with the permission of Mr Osafo Maafo.
He said: “In a separate development that has come to us this morning, Senior Minister Yaw Osafo Maafo has been informed that his sample given for test has been returned positive. He will therefore as of today commence treatment for COVID-19 from home…”.
Meanwhile, President Akufo-Addo is in day three of a 14-day precautionary self-isolation measure after a person in his inner circle tested positive for COVID -19.
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Minister's Press Briefing: Update on President's self Isolation, Keeping Inner Cities and Zongos safe & Safety in Schools https://t.co/HBUk9jTcok
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