Konadu Rawlings is not sick - Family debunks Covid-19 rumours

Konadu Rawlings is not sick - Family debunks Covid-19 rumours

- Claims of Konadu Rawlings contracting and treating Covid-19 have been denied.

- The office of former president Rawlings insists a healthy Konadu Rawlings was seen at all visits.

- Former president Rawlings is reported to have died of Covid-19 complications.

The office of the late former President Rawlings says claims that the widow, Nana Konadu Rawlings is sick are false.

After news of Jerry Rawlings contracting Covid-19 broke, some media reports have alleged the former second lady also contracted the virus and received treatment. But in a public statement, the office of Jerry Rawlings insists the former first lady is alive and kicking.

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“The general public is informed that Mrs. Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings is well and has not been admitted to any hospital. She was present when President Akufo-Addo and former President Mahama called on the family on Friday, November 13,” the statement added.

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Konadu Rawlings is not sick - Family debunks Covid-19 rumours
Konadu Rawlings is not sick - Family debunks Covid-19 rumours
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The death of Jerry Rawlings has left Ghanaians and allies across the world shocked. Already, the presidency has declared a week of national mourning as funeral arrangement get underway. Meanwhile, the office of the late Rawlings, has directed all dignitaries and visited to wear face masks or risk denying access.

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The Late Flt. Lt. Jerry John Rawlings died at the Intensive Care Unit of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital at 10 AM on Thursday morning. Reports reveal the former president contracted the Coronavirus. His recovery from the virus was impaired by his underlying illness.

Meanwhile, President Akufo Addo has ordered all flags to hoist at half mast as a national week of mourning continues.

A befitting burial is expected in the coming weeks - with a book of condolence opened at the Accra International Conference Center for all Ghanaians to pen down their tributes.

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