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COVID-19: Akufo-Addo self-isolates after close associate tests positive

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is on a 14-day self-isolation after getting exposed to COVID-19.

This is because someone within his close circles has tested positive for the coronavirus.

This was disclosed by the Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah in a statement dated July 4, 2020.

“On the advice of doctors, the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, is from today, July 4, 2020, taking a fourteen (14) day precautionary self-isolation measure in compliance with COVID-19 protocols,” the statement said.

“The President has elected to do so after at least one person within his close circle tested positive for COVID-19 today.”

Although President Akufo-Addo has tested negative for the virus the decision to self-isolate is “out of the abundance of caution.”

The President will during this precautionary self-isolation period, be working from the Presidential Villa at the Jubilee House, Accra.

Meanwhile, Ghana’s total confirmed Covid cases as at Saturday, 4 July 2020 stood at 19,388 with 14,330 recoveries and 117 deaths.

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