The President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo has announced that he is on a 14-day self-isolation after “at least one person within his close circle tested positive for Covid-19.”
In a statement by the Information Minister of Ghana, Kojo Nkrumah, the statement reads in part:
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 President has elected to do so after at least one person within his close circle tested positive for Covid-19 today. He 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 said.