Kwadaso SDA Hospital Medical Director Dies Of COVID-19

The Medical Superintendent of the Kwadaso SDA Hospital in Kumasi in the Ashanti region who died over the weekend was a victim of COVID-19, the Ghana Health Service has said.

Starr News sources say sample of Dr Boateng tested positive for the virus.

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Starr News sources say a team of contact tracers have been deployed to trace people who came into contact with the late physician.

Meanwhile, President Akufo-Addo has confirmed that Ghana’s Health Minister Kwaku Agyeman-Manu has contracted Coronavirus.

Multiple media reports on Saturday noted the minister had contracted the virus and was being treated at the University of Ghana Medical Centre in Accra.

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Addressing Ghanaians in his 11th national address since the COVID-19 pandemic, the President said the minister is in a stable condition.

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“Let us also wish our hard-working minister of health, Hon. Kweku Agyemang-Manu, a speedy recovery from the virus which he contracted in the line of duty. And he is in a stable condition,” Mr. Akufo-Addo disclosed.

Meanwhile, Coronavirus deaths in Ghana have increased from 51 to 54 in less than 24 hours.

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Earlier in the day, the Ghana Health Service had announced that the death toll had jumped to 51 from 48.

Kwadaso SDA Hospital Medical Director Dies Of COVID-19

Active cases of the virus in Ghana is now at 11, 964 with 4, 258 recoveries.  The President also announced the wearing of mask is mandatory for Ghanaians.

Source: Ghana/

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