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Senior Minister Osafo-Marfo tests positive for COVID-19

Senior Minister Yaw Osafo Marfo has tested positive for COVID-19, Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has announced.

It is unclear when the former Finance Minister tested positive for the Virus. The disclosure of his condition comes days after government announced President Akufo-Addo was self-isolating after coming into contact with a COVID-19 positive person.

A statement signed by Information Minister said the decision is on the advice of the President’s physicians.

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“On the advice of doctors, the President of the Republic of Ghana, is from today, July 4, 2020, taking a 14-day precautionary self-isolation measure in compliance with Covid-19 protocols.”

The statement, however, noted that even though one person around the President has tested positive for the virus, he was negative as of Saturday evening.

About isolation

Self-isolation is when you stay at home because you have or might have coronavirus (COVID-19).

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The purpose of self-isolation is to prevent the spread of COVID-19 to others in your home and your community.

You must isolate yourself for at least 14 days if you have:

1. returned from travel outside your country

2. been diagnosed with COVID-19, or are waiting to hear the results of a lab test for COVID-19

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3. symptoms of COVID-19, even if they are mild

4. been in contact with a suspected, probable or confirmed case of COVID-19



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