The Herald has picked information that ex-President John Agyekum Kufuor and wife, Theresa Kufuor are both on admission at the University of Ghana Medical Center (UGMC) in Accra, for a COVID-19 related treatment.

Multiple sources told The Herald that the couple, who are in their 80s, have been at the UGMC for some time now, and are responding positively to treatment.

The paper is informed that the former first couple were admitted to the Coronavirus designated treatment center for VVIPs few days after Mr. Kufuor, returned from the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) event where President Akufo-Addo was officially acclaimed his party’s presidential candidate for the 2020 elections.


The acclamation was done at a special NPP National Council meeting held at the Alisa Hotel in Accra, on June 26, 2020.


But it is unclear where the ex-President and his wife, got infected.


It is also unclear if there has been any contact tracing of the people the ex-President interacted with.



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