Mayor for the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly, Hon Kobina Kurentsir Sam, has died today at the University of Ghana Hospital, Starr Fm reports.
According to the website, “a close aide to the mayor in an interview with Empire News’ Emmanuel Ohene-Gyan stated that his former Boss died of COVID-19.”
“The death of the mayor comes a few weeks after his personal driver tested positive for the novel Coronavirus. The Mayor’s driver who’s name was unknown was put into isolation but the mayor continued to report to work despite calls for him to self-isolate,” the website added.
Ghana’s total COVID-19 case count is at 10,856.