The Speaker of Parliament Rt. Hon. Alban Bagbin has given a directive to all Members of Parliament to avail themselves for the medical screening exercise.
According to him, the exercise is to start today, Wednesday, January 20, 2021, from 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm and will end on Friday.
Addressing the legislators on Tuesday, the Speaker described the virus as deadly and admonished the MPs not to joke with it.
He said the screening is mandatory and the MPs must avail themselves for the screening.
“Covid-19 is real and deadly. We expect all Members of Parliament to avail themselves for the screening.”
The House he added will advise itself on what to do should some MPs refuse the screening.
Currently, 358 persons have died as a result of the virus with our current case count now 2,174.
Ghana is currently recording 200 positive cases every day.