Connect with us

Entertainment

Akufo-Addo self-isolates after exposure to person with COVID-19

Published

on

The President, Nana Akufo-Addo is on a 14-day self-isolation after getting exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.

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

“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 added.

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

The statement said, although President Akufo-Addo has tested negative for the virus, he has still decided to self-isolate “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,” the statement added.

 

Ghanaian politicians vs. Coronavirus

A number of government appointees have tested positive for COVID-19 within the last few weeks.

A Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Carlos Ahenkorah who also tested positive for the virus resigned because he visited a voter registration centre, contrary to advice by his doctor to self-isolate.

The Chief Executive Officer of the Forestry Commission and former General Secretary of the governing New Patriotic Party Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, popularly referred to as Sir John died on July 1, 2020, at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital as a result of COVID-19 complications.

The New Patriotic Party’s campaign manager for the 2020 general elections, Peter Mac Manu who also tested positive for COVID-19 is also currently receiving treatment at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.

Ghana’s Health Minister, Kwaku Agyeman Manu also tested positive for the virus 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 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.

The Education Minister, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, was also detained at the University of Ghana Medical Centre on June 24, 2020, over fears of COVID-19 infection.

Within the same period, Dan Botwe, the Minister for Regional Reorganization and Development was also admitted at the University of Ghana Medical Centre “upon feeling unwell”.

Few weeks on, it is unclear whether or not, both tested positive for COVID-19.

Ghana’s COVID-19 cases increase by 758; total now 19,388

Ghana as of July 4, 2020, has recorded 19,388 COVID-19 cases. It follows the confirmation of 758 new cases by the Ghana Health Service.

In the meantime, the number of recoveries/discharges has been pegged at 14,330.

Ghana’s active cases currently stand at 4,491 with 117 deaths.

 

 

 

Source link

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Entertainment

Jamin Beats nominated for ‘US Based Uncovered Artist of The Year’ at Ghana music awards USA 2020

Published

on

By

New Jersey based Ghanaian, music producer, song writer & musician Jamin Beat

Gets first ever nomination at Ghana music awards US.

He nominated for ‘US Based Uncovered Artist of The Year’

The nomination list was announcedon 12th of July 2020.

ALSO READ : Jamin Beats nominated for ‘US Based Uncovered Artist of The Year’ at Ghana music awards USA 2020

Jamin Beat shared the great news via his Facebook page

Thanks to God first of all and thank you to the #GhanaMusicAwardsUSA for my

nomination! Congratulations to all nominees!!!

Read post below…

BY :  MOD DEE

 

 

Continue Reading

Entertainment

My music is design to heal, entertain & educate valuable life lessons – Waliy AbouNamarr

Published

on

By

Our entertainment desk from Ghanaquest.com caught up with US base Ghanaian music star

Waliy AbouNamarr in a short chat about his music and life.

During the chat the musician responded lots of the questions asked, but one that caught our attention

was about the content of his music is about.

ALSO READ : Check out Waliy Abounamarr’s Photos that shows he is really a fashion star

In response he said as quoted;

By design my Music heals broken People, ease our Pain , entertain & delivers valuable real life learnt lessons.

This is possible cos we don’t shy away from all truths that’s right Infront of us or that we are aware of …etc

Waliy kept mentioning Allah so we delved into his personal life.

Which he answered as yes he’s a muslim.

Waliy days back released new music tagged ONLY GIRL which by far he said it’s doing so well,

On the market and promises to keep releasing good music for his fans.

BY :  MOD DEE

Continue Reading

Entertainment

International model, fashion consultant – Kamila Smith marks birthday with hot glamour photos

Published

on

By

International model, fashion consultant & personal shopper Kamila Smith celebrates

birthday with new best glamour photos.

Kamila is an international recognize model based in Milan- Italy, she models for international clothing

Brands like Iris Serban, Avatandil, Elegantebyaisha, Oleg proskurin, DIEGO VENTURINO ,

Madame Shoushou, Oh Polly ETC.

ALSO READ : My music is design to heal, entertain & educate valuable life lessons – Waliy AbouNamarr

Today 15th July is her born day and she wants you & I to know, as she does what she knows best.

Shares amazingly beautiful new photos on her official Instagram page.

Our lifestyle team caught up with some of the photos

Check them out below…..

BY :  MOD DEE

Continue Reading

Trending