This announcement was made by the Minister for Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah today, July 7, 2020.
He made the announcement at a press briefing organised by the Ministry of Information.
“Senior Minister Osafo-Marfo has been informed that his sample taken has returned positive for COVID-19,” Oppong Nkrumah said.
Oppong Nkrumah added that the Senior Minister is, however, receiving treatment from home.
“As of today July 7, 2020, he will begin treatment for COVID-19 from home, and in consonance with the transparency that we are bringing to Ghanaians, he has instructed that we inform the general public accordingly,” he added.
This backs the reports that many government officials have tested positive for the virus.