Coronavirus or COVID-19, is arguably one of the disastrous and deadly pestilences in all of human history. The virus has claimed the lives of many, globally, COVID-19 has resulted in over 550,000 deaths. Ghana is indeed no exception with regards to this sad development. Ghana’s death toll as at today July 10, 2020 stands at 129.

The virus is no respecter of person, age, or social status. The virus has claimed the lives of some famous politicians, celebrities and business moguls. In this article, we take a look at some young and promising Ghanaians who died from the deadly coronavirus.


Advertisement


Samuel Walterberg

Samuel Walterbag until his demise was the Chief Executive Officer of the People’s Pension Trust, a financial program geared towards providing pension products for farmers, traders, small-scale enterprises and business persons with Ghana’s informal economy. Samuel Walterberg died briefly after contracting the deadly coronavirus on Friday, March 22, 2020. His death came as a surprise to many Ghanaians, as many believed the virus could not kill young adults.

Blogger Germaine


Advertisement


Famous Ghanaian blogger Germaine is one of the unfortunate Ghanaian young adults who lost their lives to the deadly coronavirus. Germaine, who was the founder and Chief Executive officer of the website “lipsnews.com” is believed to have contracted the virus whiles in South Africa and passed away in South Africa. Germaine was a product of the Adisadel College and had his tertiary education at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.

Lionel Appiah Budu

Popular social media bodybuilder and gym trainer on Facebook, Lionel Appiah Budu popularly referred to as Kobby Lionels met his untimely death at the icy hands of the deadly coronavirus on July 7,2020. The sudden incident happened briefly after the Facebook machoman married his longtime girlfriend. His death came as a shock to many. A follower and friend wrote, “Ah Kobby, how? Yessterday, I was with him but had to leave because he had COVID-19 and his family came to visit him, how can he just die.”



Advertisement


Mrs. Ocran

Mrs. Ocran was a Ghanaian nurse living in the United States of America, New York to be precised. He worked as the head nurse of the Psychiatric Unit of the Jacobi Medical Center in the City of New York. The Ghanaian nurse’s death was announced by her son, Kwame Ocran who revealed that reports from the doctors concerning the death of her mother indicate that, she died as a result of the deadly coronavirus.

Kojo Wiafe

Kojo Wiafe

Famous Drive Time host with Neat Fm, the late Kwadwo Annor Wiafe met his early demise in mid-June, 2020. Briefly after his death, rumors were that, the MC who had been on hospital admission a week before his death, died from coronavirus. This narrative was widely publicized by Asaaseradio.com until close friend of Kwadwo Wiafe and Chief Executive Office of KOFAS Media, Kojo Asamoah publicly refuted all claims by some bloggers that his bosom friend died from coronavirus. According to him, the radio personality did not die from the deadly coronavirus and called on the public to wait on the deceased’s family to formally announce the cause of Kwadwo Wiafe’s death. Kojo Asamoah gave a stern warning to bloggers who would fabricate stories about his late friend.

Young Ghanaians Who Tested Positive for COVID-19

Gary Al- Smith

Gary Al Smith
Gary Al Smith

Gary Al- Smith a Multimedia Group Limited journalist announced mid-June,2020 that he had tested positive for the deadly coronavirus and then was receiving treatment at the University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC) in Accra. Al-Smith was one of five staff at the Accra office of the media company who tested positive for the disease and are asymptomatic and have been isolated.

 

 

 

 


Advertisement


You May Also Like

William Amuna exits as GRIDCo CEO

The CEO of the Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo), Ing. William Amuna has…

Heads of institutions hindering fight against corruption – Martin Amidu

The work of the Special Prosecutor is allegedly being hampered greatly by…

Bulldog Thanks And Hails Nana Ama Mcbrown On Live Television For Dashing Him $1,000

Bulldog appeared on UTV’s United Showbiz hosted by Nana Ama Mcbrown after…

Has Menzgold fired George Quaye?

More than a month after Nana Appiah Mensah appointed George Quaye as…

VIDEOS: Social Media Goes Frenzy With “Resurrection Challenge”

Social media has gone frenzy over the resurrection of a man by…

What Is Trisomy 13? Keke Wyatt Reacts To Backlash After Revealing Her Unborn Baby’s Genetic Disorder

What Is Trisomy 13? Keke Wyatt Reacts To Backlash After Revealing Her…

Who Is Wagner Group, Leader Dmitri Outkine Former Special Forces Personnel Involved In Conflict

Who Is Wagner Group, Leader Dmitri Outkine Former Special Forces Personnel Involved…

Jerry Jones Scandal Explained: All About American businessman Scandal

Jerry Jones Scandal Explained: All About American businessman Scandal: The professional American…

Fortnite Discord Nitro: How To Claim Discord NITRO For FREE Three Months!

It seems like there is a new talk in the world of…

I put sugar in my mouth the first time I kissed to make the kiss sweet – Shirley

Movie Producer, Shirley Frimpong Manso has disclosed that she had her first…

Ghana Health Service In Fear And Panic As Anas Hints Of Dropping Another Hot Expose’

Waves of tremor are sweeping through the Ghana Health Service (GHS) over…

Medikal Wants Teephlow To Pay Him Before Starting A Beef

Teephlow has challenged Medikal to hit the studio and drop a diss…

White House braces for fallout from Trump remarks on Virginia violence

President Donald Trump no doubt pleased part of his political base on…

Ghana withdraws recognition of Kosovo as independent state

Ghana has withdrawn its recognition of Kosovo as an independent state. A…

Indian Idol 12 Written Update 21 February 2021 Today’s Episode: Pawandeep Rajan Special Performances For Laxmikant Pyarelal & Elimination!

Another most interesting episode of Indian Idol is going to air tonight…