The Minister of Information, Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has disclosed that the Minister of Health, Mr Kwaku Agyeman-Manu has been discharged from the University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC) where he was receiving treatment for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).
Speaking at a press briefing Monday evening, Mr Oppong Nkrumah said Mr Agyemang-Manu was currently in his home, still receiving treatment.
Earlier in a post on Facebook on Monday morning, Mr Agyeman-Manu expressed appreciation to President Akufo-Addo’s well-wishes after he was infected with COVID-19 in the line of his work.
“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,” he said.
President Akufo-Addo in his 11th address to the Nation on the fight against COVID-19 confirmed that the Minister of Health had been infected with the disease and wished him a speedy recovery.
“Let us wish our hardworking Minister for Health, Hon. Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, MP for Dormaa Central, a speedy recovery from the virus, which he contracted in the line of duty, and is in a stable condition,” the President urged.
Ghana’s COVID-19 case count stands at 11,964 with 4,258 recoveries and 54 deaths.