COVID-19: Chief Justice Anin-Yeboah self-isolates for 14 days

The Chief Justice of the land, Justice Kwasi Anin-Yeboah, has served notice of embarking on a 14-day self-isolation in compliance with protocols of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).The decision was based on advice from his doctors.

A circular signed by the Judicial Secretary, Ms. Cynthia Pamela Addo, dated July 7, 2020, and addressed to High Court Judges, said “during this period, His Lordship will be working from the Chief Justice’s Official Residence at Cantonments, Accra.

His decision follows a similar one taken by the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, to self-isolate for a period of 14 days upon advice from his doctors after a member within his inner circle tested positive for COVID-19.

A statement signed by Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, Minister of Information said the President elected to do so after at least one person within his close circle tested positive for Covid-19.

“He has, as at today, tested negative, but has elected to take this measure out of the abundance of caution.

“The President will during this precautionary self-quarantine period, be working from the Presidential Villa at the Jubilee House, Accra,” the statement added.

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