WATCH: COVID-19: Kennedy Agyapong Tests Positive
Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong has confirmed that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
According to him, he realised he had tested positive after throwing a party for some family and friends as he marked his 60th birthday.
Speaking on an Accra based television station, the MP said “It was after my 60th birthday party which I resisted so much and it exposed me to people who had already tested positive…I dined with them and even for some people, they did not even have their nose masks on while others had theirs down the chin” Recounting his sad ordeal, Mr. Agyapong stressed that he lost weight drastically as a result of contracting the pandemic. “For over two weeks I was in quarantine; my nose was blocked and my bed was as if water had been poured on it coupled with a fever and within five days, I had lost weight drastically.” he noted. Though he has recovered from the disease, Mr Agyapong is appealing to the public adhere to the protocols and stay away from contracting the virus.
Watch interview below:
Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith