COVID-19 update: Health workers to enjoy incentive package for 3 more months

COVID-19 update: Health workers to enjoy incentive package for 3 more months

President Akufo-Addo has announced an extension of the incentives package which health workers are enjoying by an additional three months.

This announcement by the president goes to say that frontline health workers will not pay any taxes for July August and September.

The president made this known in his 13th address to the nation on enhanced measures taken to stop the spread of COVID-19.

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Additionally, all frontline health workers per the definition of the Ministry of Health will continue to receive an additional allowance of 50% of their basic salary for July, August, and September

Akufo-Addo said despite the challenges that the ministry of health is facing with defining who should benefit, the issue is being resolved.

He, however, reiterated that the insurance package for health workers is still in place.

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