Mubarak Mohammed Muntaka, Ghana’s Minority Chief Whip, has confirmed the popular notion that indeed, two Parliamentarians and 13 staff have so far tested positive for coronavirus.
According to him, the infected persons were informed of their status after Speaker of Parliament directed mass testing of all members and staff of the House last week.
Speaking to Daniel Dadzie on Prime Morning on Joy Prime, the Chief Whip explained that the infected MPs and staff have been isolated while contact tracing has commenced.
On the contrary, Kate Addo who is the Director of Public Affairs said on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 that reports of COVID-19 confirmed infection was false. But Mubarak Mohammed Muntaka described her assessment as untrue.