February 4, 2021

Fifteen (15) Members of Parliament have tested positive to the novel coronavirus out of the two hundred and twenty-seven members who submitted themselves to the testing conducted by the Noguchi Memorial Medical Institute in parliament.

 The testing exercise which ended which ended on Wednesday, January 3, 2021 also recorded fifty-six (56) staff of the Legislature confirmed positive from some one hundred and ninety-three (193) members tested.

Meanwhile, the Speaker of Parliament Rt. Hon Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin announced that a mop up test exercise would be done on Friday, January 2021 for those who have not done the test to subject themselves to the test.

Mr. Bagbin who advised all members to avail themselves to the test for their own benefits and that of their families also announced some changes in the way parliament conduct its activities including sitting twice a week, Tuesday and Thursday from next week.

Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/Ghanamps.com