Osafo-Maafo Denies Report Of Testing Positive For Coronaviru …
The Office of the Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo-Maafo has quashed reports claiming that he has tested positive for coronavirus disease.
According to him,the reports are false,and frivolous which must be treated with the contempt it deserves.
“The Office wishes to state emphatically that the Senior Minister, Hon. Yaw Osafo-Maafo has NOT been tested positive neither has he been missing from official duties. Since COVID-19 outbreak, he has been actively involved in all cabinet meetings in finding appropriate remedies to the impact of the virus on Ghana’s economy”.
“ The Senior Minister reports to office daily and attends Economic Management Team (EMT) meetings regularly at the Jubilee House. We wish to add that on Wednesday, 25th March, 2020, the Senior Minister chaired the EMT meeting on the socio-economic impact of “COVID 19” in Ghana.
“We, therefore, wish to inform and assure the general public that the President of the Republic and ALL Ministers hold meetings at the Jubilee House in a determinable effort to deal with the pandemic. The ministers and health technicians have all joined hands in fighting the deadly virus and they need support and constant prayers from Ghanaians.
He also denied reports claiming that he has not been in office since his returned from a 12-day trip with the president.
“The general public is hereby advised to disregard and ignore any false information about the COVID-19 status of the Senior Minister and also assure Ghanaians that, he is hale and hearty and very much involved in the Joint COVID 19 Committee daily meetings towards the war against the pandemic in Ghana”.
4 more cases have been recorded, making Ghana’s confirmed coronavirus cases 141 in all. The figures include 5 deaths and 2 recoveries.
This was announced by the Ghana Health Service on their official update page, Saturday, March 28, 2020.
By: Richard Obeng Bediako / Kingdom 107.7 FM / Kingdom TV/ Kingdomfmonline.com / [email protected] / Ghana / 2020