Ghanaian President Goes Into Isolation As Contact Tests Positive To #COVID19

by on July 5, 2020

The President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo has gone into self-isolation for two weeks after one of his close contacts tested positive to coronavirus.

According to a statement by the country’s Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the president went into isolation as a precautionary measure despite testing negative for COVID-19.

“President Nana Akufo-Addo will henceforth be working from the presidential villa in Accra, the country’s information minister confirmed in a statement released on Saturday

“President Nana Akufo-Addo has gone into isolation after at least one person within his close circle tested positive for COVID-19.

“(The president) has, as (of) today, tested negative, but has elected to take this measure out of the abundance of caution.”

According to Ghana Health Ministry, the country has recorded more than 19,300 cases of coronavirus and 117 deaths.

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