President Akufo-Addo tests negative for Coronavirus
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has tested negative for the Coronavirus disease.
According to the President’s personal physician, Dr Patrina Takyi-Ankrah, he was tested for the disease a day before his birthday, March 28.
Addressing the press on Wednesday, April 1, Dr Takyi-Ankrah said the First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo also tested negative for the disease.
“On the day before the president’s birthday, we tested him and the first lady and his daughters and all the staff of this household and I am happy to announce that all the tests came back negative,” she said.
Dr. Takyi Ankrah also said close family relations of the President have also tested negative for the disease.
Dr. Takyi-Ankrah also explained that President Akufo-Addo despite having meetings on a daily basis was not using the nose mask because he is observing the stated precautionary protocols including hand washing and social distancing.
“He is observing the social distancing strictly and we are making sure that he is washing his hands very often and he is also using the sanitizers as well,” she said.