The Transport Ministry is offering totally free transportation for health staff in locked-down spots in the state as the govt battles the Covid-19 pandemic.
The ‘Aayalolo’ buses will express well being personnel in Accra, Tema, Kumasi and Kasoa to and from operate, along particular routes, for the total length of the constraints imposed by the President.
President Nana Akufo-Addo announced the intervention in a televised handle on Sunday when he up to date the nation on the development of the fight towards the novel coronavirus.
He also declared additional packages for wellbeing staff which is meant at boosting their morale as they hazard their life to assistance have the sickness.
“An insurance coverage package, with an confident sum of ¢350,000 for every wellness personnel and allied experienced at the forefront of the fight, has been place in position, with a everyday allowance of ¢150 currently being compensated to speak to tracers.
“Government has also resolved that all overall health personnel will not pay taxes on their emoluments for the subsequent 3 months, i.e. April, May possibly and June,” he stated.
The President stated, in addition to these, all frontline overall health staff will receive an additional allowance of 50 for every cent of their basic wage per month, i.e. for March, April, Could and June.
The March allowance he reported will be paid out together with that of April.