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Fear As Ghana's Minister Of Health Tests Positive For Coronavirus


Ghana’s Health Minister, Kwaku Agyeman Manu has tested positive for coronavirus and is presently recuperating (Recovering) at a clinic.

Accra-based Citi FM reported that the Minister has been receiving treatment at the University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC) in Accra during last week.

The minister become admitted to the health facility on Tuesday (June 9, 2020) and is “in a strong condition”.

Sources suggest that the Minister reduced in size the virus after his spouse and son have been each admitted on the Intensive Care Unit of UGMC.

The Ministry of Health corroborated the information as checks recommend that Mr Agyeman Manu has taken some days of.

The UGMC currently has four sufferers on admission on the ICU with several others in the essential wards of the hospital’s COVID-19 wing.

The Health Minister is the first excessive profile authorities official whose COVID-19 status can be acknowledged to the public.

Anytime he spoke on the bi-weekly press briefings on COVID-19 by using the Information Ministry, the Dormaa Central MP called on Ghanaians to be cautious.

However, the press briefings have no longer been organised in some time without a explanations.

This is taking place at a time while the Majority in Parliament, Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu has expressed his frustration at how MPs, Parliamentary Service group of workers, and journalists who tested superb for the virus have refused to self-isolate.

The Minority Chief Whip, Mubarak Mohammed Muntaka, had insisted that of his fellow MPs and thirteen parliamentary group of workers had tested positive.

“What occurred in Parliament and what you heard [about MPs testing positive for COVID-19] is the fact. It is the truth,” Mr. Muntaka insisted.

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