Senior Minister Yaw Osafo-Marfo has tested negative for COVID-19 after going through the treatment procedure for the virus, Information minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah announced.
“Senior Minister Yaw Osafo Maafo you recall instructed us to announce his positivity to the country a couple of weeks ago. He has taken a voluntarily test again and he wants me to update you that his test on Thursday turned negative,” the Minister announced at a press conference Sunday.
Meanwhile, President Akufo-Addo has completed his 14-day isolation and will start attending to business from his office on Monday, July 19, 2020.
The Information Minister said “the President of the Republic Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo is expected to resume out-home engagements from tomorrow after a 14 day precautionary self-isolation period the president’s precautionary self-isolation was on the advice of doctors after at least one person within his close circle tested positive couple of weeks ago.
“The President has during the period been working from the presidential villa at the Jubilee House. He is expected to from Monday attend to business from his office at the Jubilee House and additionally he will attend to some engagement outside Accra during the week” he said.
The Minister expressed gratitude to all well-wishers who he said have been concerned with the health of the President since the news of his isolation broke.