COVID-19:EC Willing To Follow COVID Protocols During Registration Of Voters
View pictures in App save up to 80% data. The Election Commission (EC) has taken steps to ensure Ghana's security during the upcoming voter registration, said Dr. Bernard Okoe Boye.
The Election commission will comply with the COVID 19 protocol in terms of voters registration,He said
The Deputy Minister of Health said that the EC has issued provisions to strictly comply with the COVID-19 prevention protocol.
This follows the concern of some doctors who register voters can cause the spread of the virus.
In a statement, doctors said caution must be taken "when carrying out activities that have the potential to accelerate the spread of COVID-19.
Deputy Minister of Health, Dr. Bernard Okoe Boye"We believe the upcoming mass registration falls into this category and has the potential to endanger the health and well-being of the population, which leads to unwanted pain, trauma, and ultimately death, as shown in the last few days," they added. .
Dr. Okoe Boye said the EC has provided the personal protective equipment needed to ensure the safety of registrants.
"It is fair when someone says that the risk increases when people register, but because of this awareness, for the first time in years, or maybe for the first time in our history, the election commission has been part of the problem of who buys for this election. "thermometric rifles, face shields, disinfectants and liquid soaps why the election commission accepts all this because they want to reduce everyone's risk," Deputy Health Minister Citi TV said.
The number of COVID-19 cases in Ghana has now increased to 15,013, with 11,078 recovery and 95 deaths.