The Ghana Police has suspended training of recruits and has asked them to go home as part of measures by the Security agency to control the spread of the Coronavirus.
In a statement, the Ghana Police Service said “recruits training activities have been suspended. Recruits other than the final/passing out squad have been released to go home until further directives.”
“As much as practicable, persons who have been remanded to police custody and those who have committed felonious offences shall be kept in police cells. Fresh suspects would be screened before they are placed in police custody,” Director of Public Affairs, Superintendent Shiella Kessie Abayie-Buckman said.
The Police Service has also put in place measures to regularly disinfect Police cells to control the spread of the virus.
Ghana on Tuesday recorded another case of the deadly COVID-19 which has affected over 170, 000 people globally and killed almost 7, 000 people.