Carlos Ahenkorah denies claims; says he was not on admission at the ICU

Carlos Ahenkorah denies claims; says he was not on admission at the ICU

- Carlos Ahenkorah has refuted claims that he was on admission at the Intensive Care Unit of the Korle-Bu teaching hospital

- He said he was admitted to the hospital for an overnight review in order to monitor his recovery process

- Mr. Ahenkorah, however, revealed that he was discharged around mid-morning on Thursday, July 2, 2020

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The deputy minister of trade and industry, and Member of Parliament of Tema West constituency, Carlos Ahenkorah has refuted claims that he was on admission at the Intensive Care Unit of the Korle-Bu teaching hospital.

According to him, he went to the Korle-Bu teaching hospital upon referral by his doctor but insisted he was not on admission at the ICU.

Speaking in an interview on UTV, he revealed that when he arrived at the intensive care unit, he met Sir John and NPP campaign manager, Peter Mac Manu.

Carlos Ahenkorah denies claims; says he was not on admission at the ICU

The Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, and Member of Parliament of Tema West constituency, Carlos Ahenkorah Source: UGC
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He, however, stated that he was admitted to the hospital for an overnight review in order to monitor his recovery process.

Mr. Ahenkorah, however, revealed that he was discharged around mid-morning on Thursday, July 2, 2020.

The deputy minister said he was present when the former general secretary of the NPP affectionately called Sir John passed.

He added that the death of Sir John left him so broken leading to him turning off his mobile phone until he turned on the phone to see various media reports.

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YEN.com.gh earlier reported deputy minister for trade and industry, Carlos Ahenkorah and the New Patriotic Party's (NPP)campaign manager, Peter Mac Manu were reportedly on admission at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Korle Bu teaching hospital.

Citi news report indicated 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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