Coronavirus in Ghana: Oppong Nkrumah dares doubters to hug victims to convince themselves

Coronavirus in Ghana: Oppong Nkrumah dares doubters to hug victims to convince themselves

- Two persons have been confirmed to have tested positive with the coronavirus in Ghana

- The duo are from Norway and Turkey

- Information Minister, Kojo Oppong has also urged Ghanaians not to politicise this deadly problem the world is facing

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Ghana’s Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has told Ghanaians who doubt that the coronavirus is in Ghana to go and hug the victims if they don’t believe.

According to the minister, persons who say they do not believe the confirmed cases in Ghana can be taken to the victims for hugs and see if they will survive.

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Mr. Oppong Nkrumah in a Twi interview with Accra based Onua FM said; “if you don’t believe we have two people with the disease, come, we shall take you to where they have been quarantined for you to hug them and see if you will survive”.

He also urged Ghanaians not to joke or politicize the Covid-19 disease.

On Thursday, March 12 night, government confirmed Ghana’s first two cases of the coronavirus in the country.

On his part, Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu said the confirmed cases were tested at the Noguchi Memorial Institute of Medical Research.

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According to him, the two individuals infected by the pandemic were from Norway and Turkey. earlier reported that the one of the confirmed coronavirus cases is a Ghanaian, according to Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah.

According to a report filed by GraphicOnline, the minister said one of the patients is a Ghanaian who works in Turkey and returned to Ghana with the disease while the other person is a Norwegian citizen.

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