Breaking: Former NPP General Secretary, Sir John is dead

Breaking: Former NPP General Secretary, Sir John is dead

- Former General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party(NPP), and CEO of Forestry Commission Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie is dead

- Sir John died on Wednesday, July 1, 2020

- He died at the Intensive Care Unit of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital

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Information reaching YEN.com.gh indicates that the Former General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party(NPP), and CEO of Forestry Commission Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, popularly known as Sir John is dead.

His death has been confirmed by the Director of Communications at the Jubilee House, Eugene Arhin.

Sir John is believed to have tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease otherwise known as the COVID-19, which ended up taking his life.

A source at the Forestry Commission told Citi News that he died at the Intensive Care Unit of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.

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A source at the Forestry Commission told Citi News that he died at the Intensive Care Unit of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.

Meanwhile, five more persons have died of COVID-19 in Ghana, increasing the death toll to 117 from 112.

The Ghana Health Service‘s Wednesday evening update said the total number of cases is now 18, 134 after 393 new cases were recorded.

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The recoveries have shot up to 13, 550 with the active cases standing at 4,467.

Twenty persons are in severe condition with four on ventilators as five have been classified as critical.

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