This was revealed in a letter signed by the Minister of Health, Hon. Kwaku Agyemang-Manu to all heads of agencies under the ministry.
The minister said it has secured insurance to cover frontline health and allied professionals in the fight against Covid-19 as follows:
Group life – GHC350,000 per life, Critical illness – GHC25,000 per life, Total temporal disability (all causes) – GHC10,000.
The total premium of the various insurance comes to a sum of GHC10,309,919.94.
“As health professionals and allied professionals at the frontline of the COVID 19 response, I cease the opportunity to thank you and your families sincerely for the sacrifice to this national challenge.
The Government of Ghana would like to communicate to the Heads of Agencies that the frontline staff involved in this response have been insured under the following cover:” the letter read