- Carlos Ahenkorah and Peter Mac Manu are on admission at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Korle Bu teaching hospital
- They both tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease otherwise known as COVID-19
- The news comes after NPP's Sir John also died of the virus
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The deputy minister for trade and industry, Carlos Ahenkorah and the New Patriotic Party's (NPP)campaign manager, Peter Mac Manu are reportedly on admission at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Korle Bu teaching hospital.
Citi news report indicates that they both tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease otherwise known as COVID-19.
According to a report filed by Citinews, they are not the only NPP leaders who have tested positive for the virus as a number of government officials have tested positive for the virus.
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The report indicated that they are currently receiving treatment at various health facilities across the country report.
The Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyemang Manu also caught the coronavirus disease and was admitted at the University of Ghana Medical Centre to recuperate.
In a related development, the former General Secretary of the NPP, popularly known as Sir John has reportedly died after contracting the COVID-19.
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Sources indicate that he passed away at the intensive care unit of the Korle-Bu teaching hospital where he was receiving treatment for the virus.
He passed away in the wee hours of Wednesday, July 1, 2020.
Statistics from the Ghana Health Service, however, indicates that the death toll of the COVID-19 in Ghana has now risen from 112 to 117
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