COVID-19 fight: The ‘Old Man’ is not sleeping – Health Minister lauds President Akufo-Addo

 The Health Minister, Kwaku Agyeman Manu, has showered praises on president Akufo-Addo for his commitment to the fight against coronavirus in the country.

The Health Minister in a press briefing yesterday April 1, 2020 updated Ghanaians on confirmed coronavirus cases which has shoot up from 161 to 195. He also made mention of how some 31 persons who earlier tested positive for Coronavirus have been discharged to go home because they now test negative for the virus.

Such people are being managed from home. As his (Kwaku Agyemang Manu) speech was about to end, he congratulated the president for his dedication and selfless attitude towards the fight against coronavirus.

Health Minster Kwaku Agyemang

“The old man is not sleeping and I must say he has given us hope that there is a better tomorrow. He makes sure he is part of every cabinet meeting that is held to assess the progress being made so far.

The President has therefore announced a two-week restriction of movement for residents in Accra, Tema, Kasoa and Kumasi, except for accessing essential services like food, water, medicine and banking transactions.

President Akufo-Addo

The President thanked all Ghanaians, churches, financial institutions and individuals, who have already made donations to help in the fight against the deadly disease.

He urged all Ghanaians to continue observing the hygiene and safety protocols- washing your hands with soap under running water, covering one’s mouth when coughing and sneezing, usage of alcohol-based sanitizers, eat healthily and having enough sleep to boost the immune system.

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‘I Swore to Protect Ghanaian People and I’m just doing that’ –Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has reiterated his commitment to serve the Ghanaian people, an oath he took some time ago and nothing will prevent him from doing that.

President Akufo-Addo in his fourth address to Ghanaians on the way forward in fighting the coronavirus pandemic noted that it has become necessary to partially lockdown some parts of the Country to reduce the spread of the virus. To this end, parts of Greater Accra and Kumasi will be lockdown for two weeks.

The coronavirus cases in the country has raised eyebrows from the general public as to what the Akufo-Addo government want to achieve whether to save the economy or save the Ghanaian people and the President has made his intentions known that he is bent on saving the Ghanaian people because that was an oath he took when he was sworn in as President on January 1st, 2020.

Coronavirus has been declared as a pandemic by World Health Organization because of how the disease is claiming a lot of precious lives and it has become an emergency for many countries to put in measures policies to help curb the spread of the disease as some countries including Ghana has put a ban on public officials from international travels and also a mandatory quarantine for Ghanaians who arrive from countries mostly affected with virus.

Source: Nana Kwame/

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