COVID-19: I am responding to treatment - Health Minister breaks silence

COVID-19: I am responding to treatment - Health Minister breaks silence

- Kwaku Agyemang Manu has been reported as one of the ministers of states to have contracted the deadly coronavirus disease.

- The minister is quoted saying he is responding to treatment.

- He also expressed heartfelt gratitude to the President and all Ghanaians for their prayers and well wishes

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The Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyemang Manu has been reported as one of the ministers of states to have contracted the deadly coronavirus disease.

According to President Akufo-Addo in his 11th address to the nation, the health minister contracted the disease in the line of duty and is currently on admission.

In his address, he wished the minister of state a speedy recovery as he is currently receiving treatment at the University of Ghana Medical Centre.

In a JoyNews post sighted by YEN.com.gh, the minister is quoted saying he is responding to treatment.

He also expressed heartfelt gratitude to the President and all Ghanaians for their prayers and well wishes.

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Ghanaians have, as usual, reacted to the post to the minister's comments and wished them well.

Edward prayed for God'Ss healing power for the minister.

Gideon said in a serious country no one will ever take the comments of the minister seriously.

Roger sacarstially stated the minister saying he was resting.

Charles sounded anote of caution to those who were treating the virus lightly.

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In other news, President Nana Akufo-Addo on Sunday, June 14, 2020, announced that 54 COVID-19 patients have died so far in Ghana.

In his 11th COVID-19 address to the nation, President Akufo-Addo said the country’s case count has also shot up to 11,964 with 4,258 recoveries.

“We have a total of 4,258 patients who are fully recovered and been discharged and are now free of the virus, the president said, adding: “So, our scrutiny, in effect, must be on the number of active cases, i.e., people who remain on our books as still positive”

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