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Carlos Ahenkorah's Campaign Team Member Dies,2 Others Receiving Covid-19 Treatment

A member of the campaign tram of the resigned Tema West legislator has died after testing positive for Coronavirus. According to the Ghanaian Times newspaper, the member of Carlos' parliamentary primary campaign team died on Thursday after he was rushed to the LEKMA hospital at Teshie in Accra for medical attention. 

"The deceased (name withheld) ,a ward coordinator at Lashibi,was among three members of Mr. Ahenkorah's campaign team in Tema West Constituency alleged to have tested positive for the Coronavirus (Covid-19) disease", the newspaper read. 

A source told the Ghanaian Times that the polling station chairman for Tema community 5,popularly called Bobo was on admission at Calquo Hospital,a private facility at Tema. Another person, Nana Boakye,is said to be in self-isolation and is being treated at home. 

Mr. Ahenkorah resigned as a Deputy Trade Misnister in Friday, after he said on radio that he went to a voters registration centre with full knowledge about his positive Covid-19 status. Despite trending in his resignation, there have been calls for further sanctions to his prosecution. 

The news of the death of the ward coordinator has come as a surprise to many constituents who wondered how he and the two others got infected with the Covid-19 disease. 

" The incidence seemed to have visibly shaken their admirers and compatriots in the Lashibi community as those the Ghanaian Times approached for comments declined to discuss the issue ", the newspaper read. 

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