The Offices of the Ghana Education Service and the Ministry of Education will be closed for the conduct of disinfection exercise amid the locally transmitted COVID-19 cases at the Ministry, the Head of Communications at MoE, Ekow Vincent Assafuah has said.
Mr. Ekow Vincent Assafuah added that the disinfection meant workers had to leave Office premises early on Friday, July 10, 2020.
The urgent disinfection exercise follows reports that some staff of the Ministry of Education (MoE) has tested positive for the novel deadly coronavirus that has claimed 129 lives as of July 10, 2020.
The media spokesperson for the Education Minister earlier in a statement announced that the Member of Parliament has been discharged from the UGMC hospital after he tested positive for COVID-19.
The spokesperson, Rodney Nkrumah-Boateng explained that, NAPO was discharged from the UGMC “with a positive rapid antibody test result and will be further monitored,”
The Minister for Education, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh this week Thursday in an interview with Kwame Sefa Kayi on PeaceFM’s Kokrokoo show monitored by Georgeweb.org disclosed that some 90 percent staff in his inner circle have tested positive for the respiratory disease and are isolating.