The Director-Standard of the Ghana Ports and Harbors Authority, Michael Luguje on an inspection tour to assess the degree of preparedness at the Port
The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has declared the suspension of “all Port excursions by colleges and organisations with immediate result.”
The Authority also suggests it is liaising with shipping brokers to discover all higher-possibility vessels that may perhaps be coming into the place, for the required precautionary motion to be taken.
The final decision contained in a assertion signed by the General Supervisor, Advertising and marketing and Corporate Affairs, Mrs Esther Gyebi-Donkor, kinds element of the evaluate to control the distribute of the coronavirus pandemic (COVD-19).
By now, the Authority, in consultation with brokers of cruise vessels has advised the postponement of all cruise ships scheduled to consider berth at the Ports of Tema and Takoradi respectively and assures the basic community that all other large hazard vessels will be taken care of with the identical urgency, the statement indicated.
“The Port Authority would also like to choose this prospect to tell all future college students who desire to undertake their internship with the Port Authority that, this window is suspended right up until further recognize and advises pupils to prevent coming to the places of work trying to get this kind of options for wellbeing and basic safety reasons.”
In the meantime, visits to sufferers admitted to GPHA operated Wellness services in Tema and Takoradi, will be strictly controlled when spouse and children members and loved kinds have been urged to bear with the health care groups.
The release even more certain that there is no fast risk to the Port group but this action has been taken out of the abundance of warning and section of the collective exertion as a country to conquer the virus and safeguard the overall health of stakeholders and the standard general public.
Accessible stats posted by Worldometer, an international investigate workforce, suggests at minimum, 218,220 people globally are at present dwelling with the condition as of March 18.
Out of the quantity, some 8,919 have died whilst 84,383 have recovered from it.
Ghana has so far confirmed 7 situations, all of which were imported according to authorities officials.
The country has not recorded any deaths so far as wellbeing officers say all scenarios are seeing some beneficial advancements.
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