- Government of Ghana has finally listened to John Dumelo's advice
- John Dumelo recently told the government to, as a matter of urgency, open the University of Ghana Medical Center to help fight the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus
- John Dumelo today tweeted that the Ministry of Health has listened to his advice by promising to open the 615-bed facility
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National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary candidate for Ayawaso West Wuogon, John Dumelo says the government has finally listened to his advice to open the University of Ghana Medical Center in its quest to fight the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus.
On March 25, 2020, John Dumelo advised President Nana Addo Danquah Akuffo Addo to open the University of Ghana medical center so that it takes care of patient should the coronavirus cases increase.
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"The cases are now 68. We are not praying for it to increase but that looks inevitable now. I would like to please beg His Excellency @NAkufoAddo to please open the 615 bed University of Ghana Medical Center for the purpose of managing the virus. Respectfully Sir," Dumelo earlier posted on Twitter.
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But in a recent tweet, Dumelo said the government of Ghana has listened to him with regard to the coronavirus.
In a tweet sighted by YEN.com.gh John Dumelo said he is glad the Minister of Health has stated today that the facility will be opened for that exact purpose.
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"Last week I tweeted about how the government wasn’t using the University of Ghana Medical Center to manage the Covid-19 virus. I am glad the Minister of Health has stated today that the facility will be opened for that exact purpose," he tweeted.
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Currently, the total number of confirmed cases in Ghana stands at a total number of 195.
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that the Health Minister Kwaku Agyemang Manu had stated that 49 patients out of 195 in Ghana had been discharged.
They are said to be responding to treatment and will continue the next stage of treatment from home as they are on their way to fully recover.
Speaking at a press briefing at the Ministry of Information, the Health Minister said these 49 people will be closely monitored to ensure that they recover fully.
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