Staff of some United Nation (UN) agencies in Ghana have been directed to stay off work after it emerged one of the two recorded coronavirus cases in Ghana is their employee.
The staff who returned to Ghana from Turkey on February “started feeling ill two days ago”.
The infected person said to be a Ghanaian staff, according to the UN authorities in Ghana, last reported for work on Thursday March 12.
When TV3 news team visited the UNDP and UNICEF offices in Ghana Friday, there was no brisk activity at the premises.
A female staff, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said they received emails and WhatsApp messages directing them to stay home until further notified.
“I received my mail yesterday evening and another one this morning, not to come to work, so we just obeyed. I came here today because I needed to pick my laptop so I can work from home. It has been difficult getting access to my office, because of the directive”, she added.
By Grace Hammoah Asare|3news.com|Ghana