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General News of Wednesday, 18 March 2020


Prosecution witness in Ofosu Ampofo’s trial quarantined over suspicion of coronavirus

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There was no show in the ongoing trial of NDC National Chairman, Samuel Ofosu Ampofo in court on Wednesday as prosecution witness, Listowel Kojo Fordjour failed to show up for the proceedings.

Representatives of the Attorney General and Minister of Justice informed the court at the commencement of proceedings that the Adom FM reporter, was unable to attend court because he had been quarantined over suspicion that he may have been infected by the novel Coronavirus.

Mr Fordwuor was part of a team of journalists who joined government officials on an official trip.

Meanwhile, the Disease Surveillance Department of the Ghana Health Service on their Twitter handle, Tuesday, March 17, 2020, disclosed that a total of a hundred and ninety-nine (199) more contacts have been traced from the six (6) confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country, bringing the total to 350.

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