COVID-19: Wear nose mask or risk being arrested and prosecuted - Ghana Police

COVID-19: Wear nose mask or risk being arrested and prosecuted - Ghana Police

- Ghana Police Service has begun an exercise to randomly stop vehicles to see if occupants on board are in face masks

- This is characterised by occasional incidents of arrests

-Those found culpable would prosecuted and not cautioned after sometime

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With the surge in cases of the deadly coronavirus disease otherwise known as COVID-19, the wearing of nose masks have become very important.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in his last address to the nation on the measure taken to control the spread of the Coronavirus disease, instructed the Inspector General of Police to ensure people do what id right.

In view of the president's instructions, the the Ghana Police Service has begun an exercise to randomly stop vehicles to see if occupants on board are in face masks.

COVID-19: Wear nose mask or risk being arrested and prosecuted - Ghana Police

COVID-19: Wear nose mask or risk being arrested and prosecuted - Ghana Police
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The Director of Public Affairs of the Ghana Police Service, Supt. Sheila Kessie Abayie-Buckman, said the exercise had already begun in some regions and would be scaled up the entire country.

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She said the police is currently sensitising the public along side enforcing the wearing of face masks.

She added that this phase is characterised by occasional incidents of arrests and as soon as the sensitisation is over, offenders would be prosecuted instead of warned.

She stressed that repeat offenders would not be cautioned but prosecuted.

Supt. Abayie-Buckman said since the President’s directive to the IGP on January 17 to ensure that the wearing of face mask was enforced, the police had arrested 961 people who were without face mask, with Accra having the highest number of 330.

Of the number, she said 484 were given verbal caution while 477 received a written caution.

In a related development, it has emerged that some patients of COVID-19 who have recovered from the deadly virus are experiencing erectile dysfunction as an aftermath of falling victim to the disease.

Dr Frank Serebour who is the vice-president of the Ghana Medical Association made this disclosure in a radio interview on Abusua FM.

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Dr Serebour indicated that reports of sexual weakness have been filed by myriads of recovered COVID-19 patients to physicians all over the country.

Dr Serebour indicated that reports of sexual weakness have been filed by myriads of recovered COVID-19 patients to physicians all over the country.

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