Yaw Osafo-Maafo, the Senior Minister, has tested positive for Covid-19, the Information Minister , Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has disclosed, Tuesday.
Addressing the press during its weekly update, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah said the Minister had given him the permission to disclose this to the public.
According to him, “The Senior Minister has been informed that his sample given for testing has returned positive. He will therefore as of today (July 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.
From the Health Minister, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu who is currently recovering from the disease that had him hospitalized for a few days to the CEO of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Dr Lydia Dsane-Selby; former Deputy Trade and Industry Ministry Minister Carlos Ahenkorah have also contracted the disease