Senior Minister Yaw Osafo-Maafo Tests Positive For COVID-19

Yaw Osafo Marfo is the Senior Minster of the President Nana Akufo-Addo's government

The Senior Minsiter, Yaw Osafo-Maafo has tested positive for COVID-19.

This was disclosed by Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Minsiter for Information, today [Tuesday, July 7, 2020] at a media press briefing.

“In a separate development that has come to us this morning, Senior Minister Yaw Osafo Maafo has been informed that his sample given for test has returned positive,” he announced

“He will, therefore, as of today commence treatment for COVID-19 from home and in consonance with the transparency that we are bringing to this, he has instructed that we inform the general public about this accordingly,” Kojo Oppong Nkrumah added.

The announcement of Yaw Osafo-Maafo’s positive test for COVID-19 comes after some other key officials of the government have also tested positive of the disease.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is also currently observing self-isolation after coming into contact with a person who tested positive for COVID-19.


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