Directors of the numerous overall health support facilities throughout the nation have referred to as for mass testing of the people in places under partial lockdown to deal with the coronavirus pandemic.
In a statement issued to the media by Public Relations Officer of the Affiliation of Wellness Support Administrators, Ghana (AHSAG), Abulais Yaro Haruna, the Directors also urged the governing administration to procure extra check kits in addition to the original 50,000 examination kits that are presently becoming procured and the consignment that the region has gained from Jack Ma.
“Government must endeavor to slash the cost included in
quarantining international vacationers into the state by selecting very low to moderate
hotel lodging for these individuals.
“We all do not know how extended this pandemic will last and for that reason going for substantial-close resorts could have dire economic implications for the state in the lengthy operate. In these dangerously tricky periods, status (perceived or real) is of no essence, sources are, and thus any individual caught up in this should have an understanding of that the state demands to conserve as a lot as attainable to be in a position to soldier on. As professionals in the health and fitness procedure, we are concerned about the expense in this certain intervention by authorities,” the Affiliation explained in a assertion issued Friday.
The Affiliation of Health and fitness Services Directors also noted
that inspite of the closure of Ghana’s borders to its neighbouring international locations,
there continue to exist unapproved routes for people today to sneak in and out of the
“The Association phone calls on authorities and the protection
businesses to intensify surveillance at people areas in order to protect against unlawful
entries and exits by folks in these tough moments.
“We also use this chance to get in touch with on all people together the country’s borders to continue being vigilant and report these types of illegal entries to the protection organizations. We must go away no stone unturned in our initiatives to have and remove this pandemic,” the statement signed by the AHSAG President Fred Effah-Yeboah, mentioned.
In the launch issued before on Friday, the Affiliation urged President Nana Akufo-Addo to declare a partial lockdown and the President announced lockdown in components of Accra, Kumasi and Kasoa during his late night countrywide deal with on government’s measures to management the distribute of the virus.
the President, the motion of people dwelling in Accra, Tema, Kasoa and Kumasi,
exactly where important quantities of infections have been recorded, will be restricted
from Monday, March 30, 2020.
his fourth nationwide televised address on the state’s anti-coronavirus method
on Friday evening, President Nana Akufo-Addo reported commencing from 1:00 a.m. on
Monday the lockdown will restrict the movement individuals for a period of time of two weeks
issue to evaluate.
lockdown, he defined is to enable call tracing of persons who have arrive
into call with people who have tested good for the lethal virus.
Considering the fact that the
start of the 7 days, there have been several phone calls on Nana Akufo-Addo to declare
a lockdown like lots of nations around the world have finished to mitigate the increasing spread of the
Friday, March 27, 2020, Ghana has recorded 137 verified circumstances.
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