Strict measures are being put in place to control the spread of Coronavirus.

One critical decision taken by the Ghana Police Service is the suspension of training for recruits as a preventive measure to combat the spread of the pandemic virus.

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.”

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“As much as practicable, persons who have been remanded to police custody and those who have committed felonious offenses 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.

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Read the full statement below: