Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo-Maafo has tested positive for COVID-19.
This was announced by the Minister for Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah today, July 7, 2020, at a press briefing organized by the Information Ministry.
Kojo Oppong Nkrumah says that the Senior Minister will from today, begin treatment from home.
“Senior Minister Osafo-Maafo has been informed that his sample taken has returned positive for COVID-19. He will, therefore, as of today, commence treatment from home,” Oppong Nkrumah said.
He further urged the public to adhere to the safety preventive measures that have been outlined by health officials to reduce the rate of spread.
“We continue to encourage strict compliance to the preventive etiquette particularly social distancing and the wearing of mask. These are proven ways to cut the rate of spread and we admonish all to observe them. Government is committed to doing its part by providing more public education, logistics, stepping up enforcement but we as citizens have a responsibility to protect ourselves too,” he added