Education Minister Matthew Opoku Prempeh Self-Isolate Over COVID-19 Symptoms
The Minister of Education, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh has isolated himself at the University of Ghana Medical Center (UGMC) in Accra after exhibiting symptoms of the deadly coronavirus.
According to 3news, the minister reportedly had symptoms of COVID-19 such as headache, and being a medical doctor, he decided voluntary test at the medical center on Monday evening after returned from his constituency.
The Public Relations Officer for the Education Ministry, Kwasi Obeng-Fosu confirming the information to Media General’s Onua TV explained that the Minister returned from his constituency on Monday after his acclamations as the Parliamentary candidate for Manhyia South Constituency.
He said Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh decided to self-isolate even though the result of the test is yet to come out.
“He went for voluntary testing and as a medical doctor; he did not want to mingle so he decided to self isolate,” the PRO said.