The Northern Regional Minister, Salifu Saeed has warned journalists within just the region to cease spreading pretend information that has the opportunity to thwart endeavours made in the struggle towards the coronavirus pandemic.
His caution follows experiences by some media staff in Tamale that, details by well being authorities on foreigners screening positive to the virus was untrue.
Obtaining a donation of personalized protective tools (PPEs) from the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) on behalf of the Ghana Overall health Assistance, Mr. Saeed questioned if the said journalists doubt the screening means of the Kumasi Center for Collaborative Research.
“The full of Ghana, it is the Kumasi screening centre and Noguchi that men and women have faith in. And they have been tests for other conditions just before this Covid-19, so is the journalist saying that all the success are untrue?” he questioned.
According to Mr Saeed, no check was carried out in the area and as a result benefits could not be influenced.
He was fearful these publications will demoralise front line and allied health and fitness employees who have dedicated their lives to serving the men and women and saving life.
He took the possibility to thank other media homes and staff who have joined the campaign to educate the general public on Covid-19, the results in and how to avert it.
Mr. Saeed also thanked the NPA manager, Alhassan Tampuli for his sort gesture which he reported will increase government’s help in the region.
The merchandise donated include things like 174 PPEs, 1,800 disposable isolation blankets, 200 bins of gloves, 25 lung exercisers and 10 pulse oximeters.