- One of the three Ghanaians who died in Europe from the Coronavirus is an NPP member in Denmark
- Kwabena Maanu is believed to have contracted the COVID-19 virus in his recovery bed in a hospital in Denmark
- He died on Sunday, March 15
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It has been revealed that one of three Ghanaians who died from the Coronavirus in Europe as reported by the Foreign Minister, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, is a member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP).
According to DailyGuide newspaper, the deceased, Kwabena Maanu, was an elder of the NPP in Denmark.
He was killed by the pandemic COVID-19 on Sunday, March 15, 2020.
Mr. Maanu, reportedly suffered brain hemorrhage in December 2019 and had been in and out of coma at an Intensive Care Unit of a Hospital in Denmark.
He got infected with the virus at his recovery ward and due to his weak immune system, he succumbed to death.
Mr. Maanu was a very influential figure in Denmark in the 80s and early 90s within the music circles.
He teamed up with Danish music moguls at the time to promote annual Afro-Caribbean music festival in Denmark in the 80s.
It was through him that big names like AfroMoses, Kojo Antwi and Youssou N’Dour first visited Europe before going on to become superstars.
His death has reportedly received wide coverage in the Danish media.
The other two Ghanaians who passed on died in Italy.
YEN.com.gh also reported that Ghana, on Wednesday night, March 18, 2020, confirmed two more cases of coronavirus, taking the number of confirmed cases to nine.
This was revealed by President Nana Akufo-Addo at the National Breakfast Meeting on Thursday, March 19, 2020.
The information minister, Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah, provided further update on Twitter, stressing that the Ghana Health Services were managing the cases well.
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