"I Have Not Tested Positive For Covid-19, Disregard All Hollow Speculations" - Carlos Ahenkorah

Member of Parliament (MP) for Tema West Constituency, Carlos Ahenkorah has confirmed that he has not tested positive for the deadly novel coronavirus.

According to him, his attention has been drawn to a widespread speculation making waves in the media space adding that the public should disregard all hollow speculation.

Speaking on an Accra based television station, the MP said "My attention has been drawn to messages circulating on social media to the effect that I am in ICU after testing positive to Covid 19 sending worrying signals and misinformation to my well wishers and party faithful"

The Member of Parliament who doubles as the Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry added that he has not been admitted at any Intensive Care Unit (ICU) likewise Korle-Bu.

He further explained that he was only admitted for an overnight review on his covid status at the Isolation Centre in Korle-Bu yesterday around 5pm and discharged at 11am this morning.

"I have not in anyway been taking ill or suffer any serious break down to send me into ICU" he added.

The Deputy Minister for Trade and Industry also hinted that he is saddened by the demise of the Forestry Commission's Boss, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie.

He described the late CEO as an industrious, generous and truthful man who paid his dues for the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the country, Ghana.

He tasked all and sundry to consider him very fit and not sick.

Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith