“I contracted COVID-19 after my 60th birthday celebrations and I nearly died” – Kennedy Agyapong recounts his near-death experience
Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Hon. Kennedy Agyapong has revealed that he contracted the delay Nover Coronavirus (COVID-19) which nearly sent him to his early grave.
According to the ballistic politician who has been away from the airwaves for a while now, he contracted the virus after his careless exposure to positive individuals at the celebration of his 60th birthday.
“It was after my 60th birthday party which I resisted so much and it exposed me to people who had already tested positive.
“I dined with them and even for some people, they did not even have their nose masks on while others had theirs down the chin,” he said in an interview with Adom FM’s Alfred Amoh.
Kennedy Agyapong went on to state that the virus had had a drastic impact on his weight and wellbeing since the experience was grave and he had to virtually battle for his life as he laid silently in isolation for 14 days.
“For over two weeks I was in quarantine; my nose was blocked and my bed was as if water had been poured on it coupled with a fever and within five days, I had lost weight drastically,” he recounted.
He advised Ghanaians to desisit from treating the existence of the virus with kids gloves and to embrace the safety and preventive measures in place.
“I have recovered now and not shy to talk about it because I am a testimony but the disease is so real and we don’t have to joke with it,” he urged.