Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin has affirmed that a few Members of Parliament have tested positive for Covid-19.
In spite of the fact that Mr Bagbin didn’t uncover the names of the MPs influenced, he counseled individuals from the House to pay attention to the Covid-19 wellbeing conventions and carefully hold fast to them.
“Indeed, even in the House, a few individuals are tormented by the Covid-19. You may not know who the individual is and in view of the convention issues of classification, we are not unveiling the individuals who are presently Covid-19 casualties. In any case, we have a few of us in that classification,” he said.
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The disclosure by the Speaker follows a three-day wellbeing screening exercise coordinated for the MPs a week ago.
Prior, Mr. Bagbin had communicated worry over the reluctance of certain Parliamentarians to go for the Covid-19 tests booked for individuals.
As indicated by reports, not exactly 33% of the House took an interest in the occasion, driving the activity to be expanded.
“We organized with the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research to utilize three days and the three days are finished yet I am dependably educated that some of our individuals have not yet accepted the open door to either do the screening or to try and go through the Covid-19 test.
“Decent individuals, I unassumingly ask that all of you accept this open door genuinely and go test before the finish of today,” he offered on Tuesday, January 26, 2021.
Be that as it may, tending to the House today, Alban Bagbin said he is disappointed with the nonstop refusal of certain MPs to go through the testing which he says is compulsory.
“My mandate that all individuals subject themselves to the test has not yet been agreed with by more than 60 Members of Parliament.
“It is valid as the Majority Leader has recently expressed that we are not all protected. Thus individuals should pay attention to the conventions. Truth be told when I was entering I myself needed to flag a few individuals to regard the physical separating.”
In the interim, Ghana has recorded about 625 new instances of Covid-19.
As per the new update from the Ghana Health Service, the nation additionally has a case check of 63,883 with 3,940 dynamic cases.
While recuperations and release remain at 59,553, 390 passings have been recorded