News coming in indicates that Ghana’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom Papa Owusu Ankomah has tested positive for coronavirus.
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Ghana high commissioner to the UK, Papa Owusu Ankomah, has tested positive for Coronavirus, YEN.com.gh can report.
Papa Owusu Ankomah, has, therefore, been sent to the intensive care unit (ICU) of an undisclosed hospital, where he is responding to treatment, according to a report by 3news.com.
The former minister in the J.A Kuffour administration was confirmed positive about three days ago and has been on a ventilator.
A close family relation said they are all hoping he gets out of ICU soon.
He has served as Ghana’s High Commissioner to the UK and the Republic of Ireland since June, 2017.
Meanwhile, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in his sixth address to the nation on the deadly coronavirus announced that Ghana's case count jumped from 313 to 378.
According to the president, the additional cases recorded were gotten from the 37, 405 samples collected and tested.
President Akufo-Addo has extended the partial lockdown to one more week.
Akufo-Addo made this known when he addressed the nation of the deadly Coronavirus on Thursday, April 9, 2020.
Accra, Kumasi, Tema, and Kasoa are the only cities that are observing the partial lockdown.
Initially, the partial lockdown was for two weeks which is expected to end on Sunday, April 12, 2020.
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