Ghana’s Chief Justice goes into self-isolation after Judges tested positive for covid-19

Ghana’s Chief Justice (Photo/Courtesy)

Ghana’s Chief Justice Kwasi Anin Yeboah went into isolation after reports emerged that some judges had tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

According to a statement by the Judicial Secretary, Anin started self-isolating on Wednesday and will continue doing so until the mandatory 14 days are over.

Moreover, he has been conducting his office duties from his home in Accra, Ghana’s capital city.

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Reports by Ghanaian media indicate that several other judges went into isolation as well after close colleagues tested positive for the virus.

As a result, all court cases that were expected to be ruled this week have been suspended by the Supreme Court.

Currently, Ghana has 21, 968 covid-19 cases, including 129 deaths.

The President of Ghana Nana Akufo-Addo has been working from home after being forced to self-quarantine after coming into contact with a positive covid-19 person.

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