Coronavirus: No more free transportation for health care workers

Coronavirus: No more free transportation for health care workers

- Government has withdrawn the free bus rides it provided health workers in areas that were under lockdown

- The free bus service will stop operating from Friday, April 24, 2020

- The transportation arrangement was to help health workers get to work in time without being impeded by security personnel

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Information reaching YEN.com.gh indicates the that government has withdrawn the free bus rides it provided for health workers in areas that were under lockdown due to the COVID-19.

According to a report filed by StarrFM, the free bus service will stop operating from Friday, April 24, 2020.

The Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital announced this in a memo to its staff members.

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The Director of KATH, in an interoffice memorandum to Heads of Directorates and Units of the Hospital, pointed this out.

The letter further said every effort is being made by management to ensure that KATH bus services resume on Monday, April 27, 2020.

The transportation arrangement was to help health workers get to work in time without being impeded by security personnel carrying out lockdown directives.

During the lockdown, Citi TV made known plans to provide free transportation for health service workers in areas under lockdown.

However, the initiative was later taken over by government to make it easier for health service workers who were finding it hard to get transportation to work.

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In other news, the Ghana Police Service has detailed how two suspected robbers were killed by its personnel in Tema on Thursday, April 23, 2020, after they foiled a robbery attack.

The police, in a statement, noted that the incident occurred at about 12:30 pm.

The victim of the robbery had gone to the Tema Branch of the Zenith Bank to withdraw an amount of ¢123,345.00.

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