Ghana President, Akufo-Addo goes into isolation as close contact tests positive

Ghana President, Akufo-Addo goes into isolation as close contact tests positive

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

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”.

The statement read in part:

“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.”

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Presently, Ghana has recorded more than 19,300 cases of coronavirus and 117 deaths.

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