The President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo is currently on a 14-day self-isolation on the advice of his doctors after he was exposed to the deadly coronavirus by a close associate who been confirmed positive for COVID-19.
This information came to light in a statement signed by the Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah on July 4, 2020.
“On the advice of doctors, the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, is from today, July 4, 2020, taking a fourteen (14) day precautionary self- isolation measure in compliance with Covid-19 protocols,” the statement added.
The statement also noted that “the President has elected to do so after at least one person within his close circle tested positive for COVID-19 today.”
The statement said President Akufo-Addo has, as at today, tested negative, but has elected to take this measure out of the abundance of caution.”
“The President will during this precautionary self-isolation period, be working from the Presidential Villa at the Jubilee House, Accra,” the statement added.
Read the full statement below