President Akufo-Addo, family test negative for COVID-19


President Nana Akufo-Addo has not tested positive for Coronavirus as being suggested by some Ghanaians.

This is according to the president’s personal physician, Dr. Patrina Takyi-Ankrah who spoke at a minister’s press briefing on Wednesday.

Some news portals earlier in March reported that President Nana Akufo-Addo and the Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo Maafo had tested positive for Coronavirus.

The publication was based on a statement by a social commentator, Kelvin Ebo Taylor who said in a televised broadcast that a source at the seat of government, the Jubilee House had indicated that the president had tested positive for the virus.

But the president’s physician said the president and his family were tested weeks ago and tested negative.

She said the test was done based on a policy that all top officials and frontline workers dealing with issues regarding COVID-19 in the country.


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