Akufo-Addo back in the office today after 14-day precautionary isolation

President Akufo-Addo will today July 20 resume work after going into isolation for 14 days over after a person within his close circle tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

According to the Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah the President will “attend to business from his office at the Jubilee House” from Monday.

He will also attend to some engagements outside Accra during the week.

The President went into self-isolation for 14 days as a precautionary measure after being exposed to a person who tested positive for Coronavirus.

“On the advice of doctors, the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, is from today, July 4, 2020, taking a fourteen (14) day precautionary self-isolation measure in compliance with COVID-19 protocols.”

He, however, tested negative after his first samples were taken and has since been in isolation and discharging his duties from the presidential villa.

“The President will during this precautionary self-isolation period, be working from the Presidential Villa at the Jubilee House, Accra.”

While in isolation, the President held two virtual meetings – government’s 80th cabinet meeting and a meeting with his 2020 Campaign Communications Advisory Team where he urged the team to emphasize the need for adherence to Coronavirus safety protocols.

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