OPERANEWS.MOBI has convened the Assin Central Constituency Member of Parliament and Kencity Media Ltd. CEO, Hon. On Tuesday 21 July 2020, Kennedy Agyapong reported he was diagnosed with COVID-19.
In an interview with an Assin Fosu-based radio station, Nkwa Fm, the outspoken parliamentarian confirmed that when he was called to give his advice to the people of Assin and its surroundings on how to curb the spread of the pandemic disease.
He said that, he suspects contracting the disease on his birthday or visiting any patients in the different hospitals to which he generously donated some PPEs in his quest to help fight the deadly corona virus.
“Have you not been surprised to see a whole of me visiting the different registration centers in my constituency during the voter registration exercise? I then tested the disease positively and was managed by health personnel in my house,” he explained.
The parliamentarian then expressed the problems he was going through as COVID-19 symptoms with the public. He clarified that, particularly at nights, he had problems breathing and could not have a comfortable living without the air conditioner for even a second. He also had fever, as his body temperature among other uncomfortable conditions rose higher.
He however confirmed that, after two consecutive tests on him recently, he has now tested negative for the COVID-19 to God be the glory.
He eventually gave the people of Assin and the general public his piece of advice that COVID-19 is true, and no one should ever underestimate the disease’s potential infection. He advised everyone to seek to observe the different protocols stipulated to curb the spread of the disease. He finally advised the recovered victims against stigmatization on the part of the public, as he said display is a very bad habit.
Meanwhile, Ghana has now total confirmed cases of COVID-19 at 28,430 with the number of cases reported at 24,901. However, according to the Ghana Health Service update on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, there are unfortunate confirmed death cases at 153 with active confirmed cases of 3,376.