Oppong-Nkrumah claims health experts have dropped hint of more COVID-19 cases

Oppong-Nkrumah claims health experts have dropped hint of more COVID-19 cases

Ghana’s Information Minister, Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah, has hinted that the country is very likely to record more cases of the Coronavirus in the coming weeks

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According to the minister, health experts are predicting a rise in the number of positive cases of the pandemic in the next two weeks before a likely decline in the spread of the deadly disease.

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They tell us that, the general theory of pandemic management is that, often the numbers are likely to go up a bit before the situation gets better. ” Mr. Oppong Nkrumah said at a press conference in Accra.

Ghana has now recorded 11 cases of the Coronavirus in the country. The Ghana Health Service say all 11 cases are imported cases.

Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh earlier reported that President Nana Akufo-Addo has appointed a former Deputy Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr. Anarfi Asamoa-Baah, as the Presidential Coordinator for the Government’s Coronavirus Response Programme.

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In that role, Dr. Asamoa-Baah will be President Akufo-Addo’s point man for the response effort and will be responsible for pooling together and coordinating all aspects of the response programme by Government.

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