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Parliament frustrated as Covid-19 infected MPs, staff defy orders to stay away

The leadership of Parliament and the Covid-19 team is frustrated as MPs and staff who have tested positive for the virus are defying orders to stay away from the House.

They two groups say they are helpless in getting the infected individuals to stay away so others do not get infected.

Presenting the business statement before the House Friday, Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu, the Majority Leader cautioned such persons to stop visiting the House.

 

The Suame MP noted that the affected persons including some journalists have defied the communications from the Covid-19 that they should stay away following their positive results.

On his part, Minority leader, Haruna Iddrisu assured that the confidentiality of medical records remains of extreme paramount importance hence urged the said patients to avail themselves.

Speaker of Parliament, Prof Mike Aaaron Oquaye said the medical team will conduct another test next week for MPs and staff.

He warned that any MP or journalists who fail to conduct the test will be banned from entering the premises of Parliament.

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