Ghana has been hit with the most heartbreaking news ever as another big man succumbs to the Covid-19 pandemic.
This news joins a tall list of high- profile deaths currently making rounds in the country since the new viral strain hit the shores of Ghana.
This sad news was revealed by the close family and friends who request for privacy in this difficult time.
The big man identified as Mr. Kwesi Twum prior to his death was Head of Health, Safety, Security And Environment at the Ministry of Energy in Accra.
National Security Coordinator, Joshua Kyeremeh also died after Covid complications
Ghana International School, Ashesi University, and Fidelity Bank have both lost members of staff to the pandemic.
Ghana Health Service has sent a word of caution for all Ghanaian’s to be on the lookout as the new viral outbreak is 80 times more deadly than the first one that occurred in 2020.
As of now, Ghana has recorded a total of 366 new cases of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in just few days.
The total active cases now stand at 2174.
58,431 cases have been recorded in Ghana since the first case in March 2020.
A total of 358 deaths have been recorded from the disease and six of the deaths are in the last few days.
36 patients are said to have in a critical stage with 98 others in severe conditions.
Out of a cumulative total of 58,431 confirmed cases, 55,899 have either recovered or have been discharged.
President Akufo-Addo has since instructed the IGP to ensure that everyone wears a nose mask .
If found guilty, one can be jailed.
Let’s be careful out there , as the disease is moving swiftly across the country.
By: Naa Ayokor Laryea