Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Robert Ahomka-Lindsay has gone on a 14-day self-isolation over COVID-19 fears.
According to the Deputy Trade Minister, he has been under the weather for some time now and as a precautionary measure, is self-isolating at home.
Ahomka-Lindsay taking to his Facebook page to announce his decision said, “Over the past few days I have not been feeling too well, so from today 23rd July, 2020, I am taking a fourteen (14) day precautionary self-isolation at home in compliance with COVID-19 protocols.”
Several leading members and ministers of the ruling New Patriotic Party have had to go into quarantine after contracting COVID-19. Amongst them are the Health Minister; Kwaku Agyemang-Manu, Education Minister; Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, Deputy Trade Minister; Carlos Ahenkorah, Assin Central MP; Kenney Agyapong, Minister for Regional Integration; Dan Botwe, who have all recovered and Sir John who died of the virus.
President Akufo-Addo also went into a 14-day self-isolation after a person in his close circle contracted the virus.
He has however ended his quarantine and is currently in Mali to resolve the ongoing political crisis in the country.