An update of a Facebook live Q&A session which the Minister engaged in indicated that Ghana had received the herbal cure and was testing it for efficacy.
The update was posted on the Twitter page of the Ministry of Information on May 19, 2020.
However, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah at the COVID-19 media briefing on Thursday, May 20, 2020, stated that Ghana has not received the herbal remedy yet. He indicated that Ghana has reached out to Madagascar for the cure.
— Ministry of Information (@moigovgh) May 19, 2020
He added that when the government eventually receives the drug, it will be tested by the Foods and Drugs Authority (FDA) and the Centre for Plant Medicine Research for recommendations.