COVID 19: Deputy Trade Minister Ahomka-Lindsay goes into self-isolation

BY: Getrude Ankah Nyavi
Robert Ahomka-Lindsay
Robert Ahomka-Lindsay

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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