Alarm as a number of MPs test positive for COVID-19


The Speaker of Parliament Alban Sumana Bagbin has announced that some Members of Parliament have been affected by the deadly COVID-19.

The Speaker made this known while addressing the house on Friday January 29, 2021.

He said “We are not all safe; even in the house some members are afflicted by COVID-19”.

“We do not know who the person is, because of the protocols, issues of confidentiality, we are not disclosed those who are now COVID-19 positive, but we have some of us in that category”, he said.

The Speaker used the opportunity to caution Members of Parliament to adhere to the laid down protocols indicating that there are reports of the refusal of some Members to adhere to them.

Meanwhile, the latest update provided by the Ghana Health Service indicates that the number of active cases in Ghana now are 3,940 with 390 deaths recorded.

Source: Ayeh Offei-Akoto/2021

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