People who are caught not wearing their masks are fined 20 cedis
A photo of the receipt acknowledging payment of such fines has emerged
Ghana’s corona case count sored upon the importation of the UK Variant of Covid-19
The Accra and Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly, along with the Ghana Police Service, is imposing fines of 20 cedis on road users and traders who violate the president’s mandatory mandate to wear a mask.
A Facebook post by a journalist of the Business and Financial Times, Osei Amankwah, shows a photo of the receipt confirming receipt of a 20 cedi fine imposed on a Dela. So far, more than 100,000 Ghanaians across the country have been arrested in one fell swoop by police officers for breaking the directive. to the list of high-risk countries with a variant of the pandemic.
President Akufo Addo has introduced new restrictions: all weddings, parties and outdoor events are prohibited. Meanwhile, Ghana is expected to receive its first batch of 2.4 million vaccines by March, this will trigger the first batch of inoculation even as the president a Ministry of Health data shows an increase in daily numbers since December – this it has been linked to indiscipline, non-compliance with covid-19 protocols and elections.
Ghana Medical Association has already warned the public that “their health is in their hands” and hospitals are overburdened to deal with the wave of the virus. Even as the government is quick to limit the spread of the virus, suspicions of a Covid-19 data suppression continue to rise. Journalists and some medical professionals doubt the figures have been shaken by the Ministry of Health as they stand in stark contrast to the reality in various medical facilities.