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Peter Mac Manu and Carlos Ahenkorah admitted at Korle-Bu ICU

The NPP's campaign manager Peter Mac Manu and the Deputy Trades Minister have been admitted at Korle-Bu

Information reaching MyGhparrot.Com indicates that, the campaign manager for the New Patriotic Party’s 2020 general elections, Peter Mac Manu and Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Carlos Ahenkorah have been admitted at the Intensive Care Unit of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital after testing positive for COVID-19.

MyGhparrot.Com understands that a number of government officials have tested positive for the virus and are currently receiving treatment at various health facilities across the country with most being in the Greater Accra Region.

This comes after the death of the former General Secretary of the Governing New Patriotic Party, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, popularly referred to as Sir John.

Sir John died on July 1, 2020, after testing positive for Coronavirus.

A source at the Forestry Commission told Citi News that he died at the Intensive Care Unit of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.

Government appointees vs COVID-19

A number 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.

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Credits: CitiNews

 

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