The Minister of Information, Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has disclosed in press address today, the 07th of July 2020 that Senior Minister of State, Yaw Osafo-Maafo, has tested positive for Covid-19. Mr Oppong Nkrumah disclosed that publicising information on the Covid-19 status of the Senior Minister came through permission given by Mr Yaw Osafo-Maafo.
“The Senior Minister has been informed that his sample given for testing has returned positive. He will, therefore, as of today (the 07th of July, 2020) commence treatment for covid-19 from home.” The news of Mr Yaw Osafo-Maafo comes a few days after the President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo began isolation at the Presidential Villa of the Jubilee House.
The Senior Minister joins the list of government officials who have tested positive for the global condition in the country. Mr Oppong Nkrumah took time to wish the Senior Minister and all others receiving treatment for the condition, well. “Our best wishes remain with him and all who are battling the virus,” the Minister of Information, added.