Papa Owusu-Ankomah: Stop uninformed speculation about health status of High Commissioner - Public warned

Papa Owusu-Ankomah: Stop uninformed speculation about health status of High Commissioner - Public warned

- Papa Owusu Ankomah is in “stable condition” after contracting the novel coronavirus

- Ghana's High Commission in London has also urged the general public to remember Mr. Owusu Ankomah in prayers

- The High Commission got infected on Friday, April 10

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Ghana’s High Commission in London is urging the public to desist from spreading falsehood about the health status of the Higher Commissioner, Papa Owusu-Ankomah who has tested positive for the coronavirus and is undergoing treatment.

The High Commission in a statement also assured Ghanaians and the public that Ghana’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom and Ireland, Papa Owusu-Ankomah is in “stable condition”.

“Meanwhile, we take this opportunity to entreat all to be restrained in their utterances and avoid uninformed speculation about the health status of our High Commissioner,” the Commission warned.

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Papa Owusu Ankomah was reportedly infected with COVID-19 on Friday, April 10, 2020.

Initial reports suggested that he was admitted at the intensive care at an unknown hospital.

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Papa Owusu Ankomah, 61 was appointed Ghana’s High Commissioner to the UK and Ireland in June 2017 and has served in that capacity since then.

Meanwhile, Ghana has recorded 641 cases of the COVID-19 virus with 83 recoveries.

YEN.com.gh earlier reported that a 28-year-old heavily pregnant Ghanaian nurse in the United Kingdom has passed after contracting the deadly COVID-19 disease.

According to a report by the dailymail.co.uk, Mary Agyeiwaa Agyapong tested positive on April 5 and was admitted to the Luton & Dunstable Hospital, where she worked at, on April 7.

She died following a successful emergency Caesarean Section to deliver and save her baby daughter on Sunday, April 12, 2020.

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