The Managing Director of fast-rising financial institution Best Point Savings and Loans, Philip Odei Asare has reportedly passed on from Covid-19 complications.

The deadly coronavirus has reportedly claimed the lives of as many as ten Ghanaians over the weekend including that of a  Teacher at the Ghana International School. Dora Baah is reported to have died over the weekend according to school authorities in a message to their community. Others include former National Security Coordinator, Joshua Kyeremeh and a few others who have reportedly succumbed to the disease

While further details of Mr. Philip Odei Asare’s death have been kept under wraps, his family and friends have been thrown into a state of mourning. With the death of this prominent banker who was receiving treatment at one of the designated hospitals for the treatment of Covid-19, it has suddenly hit home to many Ghanaians that Covid-19 is real and not a joke…

Management of the Nyaho Clinic has taken a decision to refer all Non-Covid cases to other hospitals in a bid to contain the rising cases of  Covid patients currently being reported to the hospital.  In a Memo titled ‘Update on Clinical Operations’ and copied to all directors on Monday, January 18, the Medical Director of the facility said the hospital has had to reactivate its business continuity in view of the rising cases in covid-19. The situation has led to acute shortages of beds for the treatment of Covid-19 patients. Below is the statement