The Director-Basic of the Ghana Ports and Harbors Authority, Michael Luguje on an inspection tour to assess the level of preparedness at the Port
The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has declared the suspension of “all Port tours by colleges and organisations with quick influence.”
The Authority also claims it is liaising with transport brokers to detect all superior-possibility vessels that might be coming into the region, for the required precautionary action to be taken.
The conclusion contained in a statement signed by the Basic Supervisor, Advertising and marketing and Company Affairs, Mrs Esther Gyebi-Donkor, varieties section of the evaluate to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic (COVD-19).
Now, the Authority, in session with brokers of cruise vessels has encouraged the postponement of all cruise ships scheduled to get berth at the Ports of Tema and Takoradi respectively and assures the typical public that all other significant chance vessels will be dealt with with the exact same urgency, the statement indicated.
“The Port Authority would also like to just take this opportunity to inform all future pupils who desire to undertake their internship with the Port Authority that, this window is suspended till more see and advises pupils to stay clear of coming to the workplaces looking for these options for health and protection motives.”
In the meantime, visits to clients admitted to GPHA operated Health amenities in Tema and Takoradi, will be strictly controlled even though household users and cherished ones have been urged to bear with the health care groups.
The launch additional confident that there is no rapid threat to the Port neighborhood but this action has been taken out of the abundance of caution and aspect of the collective work as a country to defeat the virus and safeguard the health and fitness of stakeholders and the common public.
Obtainable statistics posted by Worldometer, an intercontinental study workforce, indicates at the very least, 218,220 individuals around the world are at the moment living with the sickness as of March 18.
Out of the range, some 8,919 have died though 84,383 have recovered from it.
Ghana has so significantly confirmed seven instances, all of which were imported according to federal government officials.
The region has not recorded any deaths so significantly as overall health officers say all situations are observing some positive advancements.