President Akufo-Addo has announced the extension of the incentive package for health workers to the end of the year as fears of a second wave of the deadly coronavirus pandemic in the country heightens.
“This means that all health workers will pay no income taxes for the months of October, November and December, the President declared on Sunday November 8 in his latest update on the government’s handling of the marauding contagion.
“Again, all frontline health workers, as defined by the Ministry of Health, will continue to receive the additional allowance of 50% of their basic salary per month, for the months of October, November and December,” he added.
Ghana has observed a gradual change in the trajectory of the virus, with an increase in active cases from the 398 cases recorded 3 weeks ago, to 1,139 active cases, as at Friday, 6th November 2020.
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