Kwaku Agyemang Manu, the minister Of health, has tested positive for Covid-19 and he is currently at the University of Ghana Medical Center for treatment.
According to some close sources at the hospital, the minister has been admitted at the hospital since Tuesday and also confirmed that he is in good spirits.
Mr Agyemang Manu has taken some time off work and has gone on a “leave of absence” from the ministry and has not reported to work for quite some time now as he undergoes treatment.
This has been the second time a top-ranking government official has contracted the virus as the Mayor of Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA), Mr. Anthony K.K Sam was diagnosed with the condition and has passed on.
Ghana has recorded more than 11,000 Covid-19 cases and 48 deaths.