Stay away from Parliament - Majority leader warns COVID-19 MPs, staff and press corps

Stay away from Parliament - Majority leader warns COVID-19 MPs, staff and press corps

- Some MPs, parliamentary staff and press corps members who have tested positive for COVID-19 have refused to stay at home

- According to Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu, these individuals have been spotted in and around the house

- According to the Speaker of Parliament, whoever is seen going against this directive would be exposed to the general public to know

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News reaching YEN.com.gh has revealed that some Members of Parliament (MPs), parliamentary staff and some press corps members (journalists) who have tested positive for COVID-19 have refused to stay at home.

According to the Majority Leader, Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu, these individuals have been spotted in and around the house going about their duties like nothing was happening.

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

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The Speaker of Parliament, Professor Mike Ocquaye, stated that such individuals should endeavor to stay at home or face the consequences.

He added that the identity of whoever is seen going against this directive would be made known to the general public.

This information from the house has sparked rage among Ghanaians who have shared their thoughts.

Kwaku Azar asked what parliament expected the normal Ghanaian to do f they can't control the situation.

Francis quizzed if the leadership of the house wielded no power.

Ray called for their names to be published.

Blaze believes that is sheer recklessness.

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YEN.com.gh earlier reported that, two Members of Parliament have tested positive for COVID-19.

According to a report filed by ghanareport.com, it was confirmed that they tested positive after some MPs did voluntary testing and came out positive.

The Speaker of Parliament, however, called for mandatory testing for MPs and staff to be carried out after the results of others came out positive.

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