Ghana’s Well being Minister, Kwaku Agyeman Manu, is recovering in hospital after testing optimistic for COVID-19.
In response to Accra-based Citi FM, the Minister has been receiving therapy on the College of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC) in Accra over the previous week.
The minister was admitted to the hospital final Tuesday and is “in a steady situation”.
It was gathered point out that the Minister contracted the virus after his spouse and son had been each admitted on the Intensive Care Unit of UGMC.
The Ministry of Well being corroborated the knowledge as checks recommend that Mr Agyeman Manu has taken a couple of days off.
The UGMC at the moment has four sufferers on admission on the ICU with a number of others in the primary wards of the hospital’s COVID-19 wing.
The Well being Minister is the primary excessive profile authorities official whose COVID-19 standing might be recognized to the general public.
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Anytime he spoke on the bi-weekly press briefings on COVID-19 by the Info Ministry, the Dormaa Central MP known as on Ghanaians to be cautious.
Nonetheless, the press briefings haven’t been organised shortly with no explanations.
That is taking place at a time when the Majority in Parliament, Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu has expressed his frustration at how MPs, Parliamentary Service workers, and journalists who examined optimistic for the virus have refused to self-isolate.
The Minority Chief Whip, Mubarak Mohammed Muntaka, had insisted that two of his fellow MPs and 13 parliamentary workers had examined optimistic.
“What occurred in Parliament and what you heard [about MPs testing positive for COVID-19] is the actual fact. It’s the reality,” Mr. Muntaka insisted.