Ministry Of Finance Directs Staff To Work From Home Amid Covid-19 Fears
“While we await the testing team to compile the comprehensive results. All staff are to work from home effective immediately,” a memo sighted by 3news.com said.
This comes in the wake of increased infections at work places.
Already, the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations has constituted a task force. Where they go around institutions and firms across the country in order to enforce the Covid-19 preventive measures.
The temporary shutdown of the Ministry of Finance comes a few days to the presentation of the mid-year budget. Which is review by the sector minister, Ken Ofori-Atta.
However, “In view of the preparations towards the Mid-Year Review of the Budget, a core team of staff will work from approved locations to complete the Mid-Year Review.
Therefore, “All other staff will work from home using the Ministry’s approved digital channels.”
The Ministry assured staff that their safety and health is of utmost interest “and will continue to ensure adherence to the protocols while carrying out our mandate”.
So far, the country has recorded 21,968 cases of coronavirus as of Tuesday, July 7.