Head of Human Resource at the Prudential Bank has reportedly succumbed to complications of the Coronavirus.
Reports have it that Madam Naa Adoley Ankrah passed on while receiving treatment at the Nyaho Clinic in Accra on Tuesday, February 2, 2021.
The report further indicates that close family relations who confirmed the story revealed that she contracted the deadly viral disease after she attended the 50th birthday celebrations of her brother.
Family sources also claim that Naa Adoley’s father died on Monday, February 1, 2021, after contracting Coronavirus.
Meanwhile, the mother is also severely ill and currently receiving treatment.
Madam Naa Adoley Ankrah’s demise adds to the tally of renowned Ghanaian personalities who have all passed away after contracting the deadly disease.
It will be recalled that in January, the National Security Coordinator Joshua Kyeremeh, former Managing Director of the New Times Corporation and brother of Kwesi Pratt, Nanabanyin, have all died as a result of contracting the coronavirus.
Others include the MD of Best Point Savings and Loans, Philip Odei Asare, Georgette Djaba, daughter of former CPP activist Henry Kojo Djaba, and quite recently former Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Joshua Hamidu has all perished after contracting COVID-19 within a month.
The discovery of new variants of the Coronavirus in Europe and Africa has heightened the level of fear and concern among health practitioners, as well as the populace.
Ghana’s rate of infections has spiked exponentially within a month, with the country currently recording an average of over 700 cases daily according to the Ghana Health Service and the GMA.
The country’s COVID-19 cases currently stand at 67,782 cumulative cases so far with 61,843 recoveries.
There are 5,515 active cases currently being managed in the various treatment/isolation centers across the country.
Out of the total cases recorded since March 2020, 424 have died from the fast-spreading COVID-19 pandemic.