COVID-19: Husband of Communications Minister, Ursula Owusu is in self-isolation, suspected of Coronavirus after returning from the UK

Communications Minister, Ursula Owusu Ekuful has revealed to the media that her husband is currently in self-isolation.

This happened after he returned from the United Kingdom, one of the epicenters of the coronavirus.

Mrs Owusu Ekuful clarified that her husband is in a separate room in their house and totally away from the rest of the family.

“They leave his food at the door. If we want to talk to him, we stand at a safe distance away and talk to him, we wave him, he’s okay”, she stated.

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The minister said the decision was taken by her husband and herself and as such doesn’t affect any activity in the house.

According to her the action to have her husband self-isolate is to ensure that they follow the protocols involved in preventing any spread as recommended by Ghana Health Service.

Per her observations, the husband may have come into contact with affected persons. considering the job he does and to make sure they are safe, they have allowed him to self-quarantine.

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