Five team members of the Multimedia Group Limited (MGL), a media company have tested positive for the Coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in Accra.
This was made known during a radio news bulletin on one of the radio stations owned by the company – Joy FM – during the 6 pm bulletin Thursday, June 18, 2020.
The management of the company has subsequently put out a statement explaining the positive cases at its premises in Accra were discovered after contact tracing by the Ghana Health Service (GHS).
One of the affected persons, Gary Al-Smith, a Sports Editor at the MGL has revealed that he was asymptomatic [producing or showing no symptoms.]
He is currently on admission at the University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC). All the other affected team members, in the business office of the company in Accra who are all asymptomatic, have since been isolated.
Al-Smith speaking to Emefa Apawu during the 6 pm news bulletin explained he has since been working [via internet] from his hospital bed.
He said until his revelation Thursday evening, a lot of the team members at the MGL did not even know he was Covid-19 positive because he has been chatting with them and has been working [remotely].
He said he was currently on zinc and vitamin C and has been asked to rest as much as possible and should only do some work when he needs to. Al-Smith added that as the days go on, he will be sharing his story on a daily basis with the rest of the world.