The Health Minister, Kwaku Agyemang-Manu, in a press statement on Thursday, March 12, confirmed two cases in Ghana.
According to him, the two cases tested positive after laboratory tests from the Noguchi Memorial Institute of Medical Research.
The cases according to the Health Minister were reported as ‘imported cases’ as both individuals returned to Ghana from Norway and Turkey.
Since the announcement, some Ghanaian celebrities have taken to their various social media platforms to caution fans to stay safe.
But Shatta Wale took to Twitter to make jokes.
He started off with the spelling and pronunciation of the name of the virus.
“I beg ooo the tin ebe Columbia virus or colona vilus, Woman runningGhana Flag of Ghana de3 our prekes3 sent self go fit kill am sharp!” he tweeted.
Then, he claimed the virus is taking the spotlight from him.
“I don’t know why corona virus want to take my shine .Rolling on the floor laughingRolling on the floor laughingFace with tears of joyFace with tears of joyFace with tears of joythe name alone is getting popular than shatta wale meanwhile we r all virus Microbe sabotage paaa nie”
He also went as far as roping his beef with other artistes into it.
“Ghana music industry say my matter hard too much so they fight me left and right, Corona virus is here now they should fight it too Rolling on the floor laughingRolling on the floor laughingRolling on the floor laughingRolling on the floor laughingRolling on the floor laughingor u say dem go Ban am.”