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Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo-Maafo tests positive for Covid-19.

The Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo-Maafo has tested positive for COVID-19.

This was made known by the Minister for Information Kojo Oppong Nkrumah at a press briefing on Tuesday, July 7,2020.

According to him, “The Senior Minister has been informed that his sample given for testing has returned positive . He will therefore as of today (June 7, 2020) commence treatment for COVID-19 from home.”

The Senior Minister joins a long list of government officials who have tested positive for the virus.

A statement from the Information Minister over the weekend indicated that the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has since Saturday, July 4, 2020, been on self-isolation after coming close to someone who tested positive for Coronavirus.

“On the advice of doctors, the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, is from today, July 4, 2020, taking a fourteen (14) day precautionary self-isolation measure in compliance with COVID-19 protocols,” a statement from the Presidency announced over the weekend.

The statement noted that “the President has elected to do so after at least one person within his close circle tested positive for COVID-19 today.”


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