The Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Robert Ahomka-Lindsay has begun a two-week self-isolation period after feeling unwell for some time now.
According to him, the precautionary decision is in compliance with COVID-19 protocols.
A number of government officials including Education Minister, Mathew Opoku Prempeh and Regional Integration Minister, Dan Botwe who either initially tested positive for the coronavirus, or suspected might have been in contact with carriers, all took precautionary steps to stay away from public until they tested negative.
Meanwhile Ghana has confirmed over 30,366 cases of the disease with 153 deaths as of Friday, July 24, 2020.
The current active cases are 3,526 with 26 of them in severe condition, six in critical condition, while four are on ventilators.
Cumulative Cases per Region
Greater Accra Region – 15,863
Ashanti Region – 7,026
Western Region – 2,361
Central Region – 1,269
Eastern Region – 1,164
Volta Region – 538
Bono Region – 421
Bono East Region – 413
Northern Region – 302
Western North Region – 298
Upper East Region – 282
Oti Region – 172
Ahafo Region – 116
Upper West Region – 75
Savannah Region – 57
North East Region – 9
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Source: General News