Health Minister Kwaku Agyeman Manu, who contracted COVID-19, appears to have been discharged from hospital for home treatment, according to Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Information Minister.
At a press briefing on Monday evening, the Information Minister noted that add. Agyeman Manu is not physically sick but he is taking the medication he has been given and he is responding to treatment.”
Mr. Agyeman Manu was receiving treatment at the University of Ghana Medical Centre after contracting COVID-19.
Earlier on Monday, Mr. Agyeman Manu in a message on Facebook said he was responding to treatment. “I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to the President and all Ghanaians for your well wishes and prayers.
By the grace of God, I’m responding to treatment,” the Minister said. He is the first high profile government official to have been confirmed positive for the virus in Ghana .
President Akufo-Addo during his 11th address to the nation on government’s fight against the Coronavirus pandemic in Ghana wished Mr. Agyeman Manu a speedy recovery from COVID-19. Ghana’s current COVID-19 case count stands at 11,964 with 4,258 recoveries and 54 deaths.