Health Minister contracted virus in line of duty-Prez Confirms

President Akufo-Addo has wished Health Minister Kwaku Agyeman-Manu speedy recovery after the latter contracted the deadly coronavirus.

The president who confirmed the minister’s state of health in his 11th national address on measures in place to contain the spread said the minister is in a stable condition now.

He further disclosed that the minister contracted the virus in line of duty.

Mr. Kwaku Agyeman Manu is currently recuperating at the University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC).

Mr Agyeman Manu according to sources had tested positive for some time but was only brought to the hospital this week.

The Minister after his status was disclosed by the media denied saying he was only resting at the health facility.

News broke Saturday afternoon that the Health Minister had tested positive for coronavirus and had been receiving treatment at UGMC the whole week.

The president also paid tribute to the late Mayor of Sekondi-Takoradi, Anthony Kobina Kurebtsi Sam, who died a few weeks after his personal driver tested positive for Covid-19.

By: Rashid Obodai Provencal

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