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Ghana’s Minister for Health tests positive for Covid-19

Ghana’s Minister for Health tests positive for Covid-19 || Ghana’s Health Minister ,Hon. Kwaku Agyeman Manu is recovering from covid-19 in hospital after testing positive for the virus.

Reliable Information available to this website indicates that the Health Minister has been responding well to treatment at the University of Ghana Medical Centre in Greater Accra over the past week.

Other sources in the medical team at the UGMC hospital who confirmed the information to this website say the member of parliament  Dormaa Central was admitted to the University of Ghana Medical Centre in Greater Accra on Tuesday and is “in a stable condition”.

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Our checks at the Health Ministry has corroborated the story as information there suggests Hon. Kwaku Agyeman Manu has taken “a few days off from work” and has not reported to work all week.

The University of Ghana Medical Centre currently has four covid-19 patients on admission at the intensive care unit with several others in the main wards of the hospital’s COVID-19 wing.

The Minister of Health who announced Ghana’s first COVID-19 case in a night broadcast in March this year would be the first high profile government official to have tested positive for covid-19.

The Hon. Minster is known for urging the general public to be cautious of the virus during his regular appearances at the bi-weekly press briefings on COVID-19 by the Ministry of Information which has been conspicuously put on hold for a while.

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The information is coming at a time the leader of government business in Parliament, Osei Kyei Mensah has lamented how member of parliament,journalists and Parliamentary Service staff who tested positive for the covid 19 virus have refused to self-isolate.

Although no names have been mentioned, Mr. Mensah Bonsu’s lamentations suggest more than one person in the House of Legislature has tested positive and this could include some member of parliament.

Meanwhile, Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly in the Western Region mayor, Anthony K.K. Sam, has passed away due to an illness close associates have disclosed as COVID-19.

A source at the University of Ghana Medical Centre in Greater Accra where the MCE died told Citi News his covid-19 case was compounded by a failure of the lung.

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