Revealed: Deputy Chief of Staff’s COVID-19 status led Prez Akufo-Addo to self isolation
The Deputy Chief of Staff, Francis Asenso-Boakye has allegedly tested positive for COVID-19.
According to information gathered by Spot On News, he was allegedly the person who came into contact with the president, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo leading to his 14-day self isolation.
Currently Mr Asenso-Boakye is at the University Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC) receiving treatment.
A statement issued in Accra on Saturday, and signed by the Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah indicated that the President was on the mandatory quarantine as advised by doctor.
“On the advice of doctors, the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, is from today, July 4, 2020, taking a 14 day precautionary self-isolation measure in compliance with COVID-19 protocols,” he said.
Mr Nkrumah explained that the President self-isolated after at least one person within his close circle tested positive for the deadly respiratory ailment today.
He noted that although President Akufo-Addo has tested negative for the virus, 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,” Mr Nkrumah added.