Govt has denied promises earning the rounds on social media that President Nana Akufo-Addo and some of his appointees have analyzed constructive for coronavirus.
Talking at a press convention on Wednesday, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Information and facts Minister, cautioned persons to desist from the observe of spreading faux information.
“There are people today even although in these trying moments acquire delight in fabricating stories and throwing them out there on social media.
“Sometimes for political functions, in some cases for mere humour, we would like to discourage such methods,” he reported.
As a substitute, he recommended that folks ought to propagate the preventive etiquette which contains palms washing, social distancing, between other people to be practiced to support combat the coronavirus outbreak.
Also, the Ofoase Ayeribi MP denied reports that authorities will find the solutions of famous people in their marketing campaign towards coronavirus.
Mr Oppong Nkrumah explained they are not going to employ ambassadors and pay out them for the task.
He clarified that government is, however, looking for to operate with individuals who have large followings on social media to disseminate data on the pandemic.
“Government does not intend to pay back any celeb to go out there to become ambassadors for COVID-19. I pointed out in our conference with the GJA, NMC and so forth. that we were also pondering of acquiring people with large next share our messages,” he reported.