Mac Manu And Carlos Ahenkorah In ICU After Testing Positive For COVID-19
Peter Mac Manu; the campaign manager for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and Carlos Ahenkorah; Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, have tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) and have been admitted at the intensive care unit (ICU) of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.
Few hours ago, Newsvibz reported that the former General Secretary of the Governing New Patriotic Party, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, also known as Sir John had died after contracting the deadly virus.
Sir John died on July 1, 2020, after testing positive for COVID-19. It is reported that he died at the Intensive Care Unit of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.
A number of government officials have also tested positive for the virus and are currently receiving treatment at various health facilities.
Sadly, few have also passed on.
Government appointees vs COVID-19
It is known and confirmed that couple of Government appointees have been battling with the Coronavirus disease.
Ghana’s Health Minister, Kwaku Agyeman Manu tested positive for the disease about three weeks ago and received treatment at the University of Ghana Medical Centre in Accra.
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Dr. Lydia Dsane-Selby, also tested positive for the Coronavirus within the same period.
Mayor of the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly, K.K. Sam, who also tested positive for the disease, however passed on.
The MCE died on Friday, June 12, 2020, while receiving treatment at the University of Ghana Medical Centre where he was rushed to after falling sick.