Akufo-Addo, family test negative for Covid-19

President Nana Akufo-Addo and wife, Rebecca

President Nana Akufo-Addo, his wife and family have all tested negative for Covid-19, his physician Dr Patrina Techi-Ankrah disclosed on Wednesday.

According to her, the president’s staff have also been tested and all the results are negative.

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“A day before the president’s birthday, him, the First Lady, his daughters and all the staff of his household were tested and I am happy to announce that all the tests came negative.

“A day after his birthday, we continued to test people at the secretariat and as I speak now, a total of 99 persons have been tested and the results have come back negative,” Dr Techi-Ankrah said.

Some news portals earlier in March reported that President Akufo-Addo and the Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo Maafo had tested positive for Coronavirus, but the latest information has refuted that.