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General News of Wednesday, 18 March 2020


Coronavirus: Limit unofficial visits to stations - Police

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The Ghana Police Service has put in place contingency measures in place for strict compliance in view of the latest information on the coronavirus pandemic.

It has therefore admonished the public to limit unofficial visits to Police Stations and offices and resort to electronic means of contact as much as possible.

It has also set-up hotlines at the police hospital public health department for Police Officers to call in case of suspicion of covid-19.

A statement from the police said: “The Police Administration assures that officers will continue to carry out the duties of maintaining law and order, including preventing crimes, the arrest of offenders, investigation of criminal cases and attendant actions unabated.”

Ghana has confirmed a new case of the deadly coronavirus disease bringing the total number of cases in the country to seven (7).

The new case comes despite government's drastic measures to curb its spread by banning social gatherings and imposing a travel ban on countries with high cases of the disease.

Confirming the news, the Ghana Health Service website stated that the new case is another imported one, stating that the patient is a Ghanaian citizen who recently returned from France.

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