The Member of Parliament (MP) for Okere in the Eastern Region has been admitted at the University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC).
Dan Botwe in a statement said, he is on admission “upon feeling unwell earlier this week”.
Among the several tests he has done is a COVID-19 test, and is awaiting results.
Mr. Botwe has pledged to inform the general public of his COVID-19 test results when he receives it.
“I will endeavour to inform the general public about my results when I am informed of it.”
This news comes a few hours after the Education Minister, Matthew Opoku Prempeh, released a statement sharing similar information.
He has been detained at the same isolation centre over fears of COVID-19 infection and is also awaiting his COVID-19 test results after reporting himself to the facility when he felt unwell.
Among the high profile government appointees who have tested positive for COVID-19 is the Health Minister, Kweku Agyeman Manu, who has been discharged and is receiving treatment from home.
The Chief Executive Officers of the National Health Insurance Authority and Korle Bu Teaching hospital, Lydia Dsane-Selby and Dr. Daniel Asare, respectively, have also tested positive for the disease.
Read the statement below: