Senior Minister, Nana Yaw Osafo-Maafo is the latest government official to have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Ghana.
Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah revealed that the Senior Minister is receiving treatment in the house.
“Our best wishes remain with him and all who battling the virus,” he said during a weekly update on the COVID-19 situation in Ghana.
Other members of the government have so far tested positive for the disease.
Health Minister, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu is currently recovering from the disease that had him hospitalised for a few days. 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.
They include Deputy Trade Minister, Carlos Ahenkorah, and the New Patriotic Party (NPP’s) campaign manager for the 2020 General elections, Peter Mac Manu.
More to follow…