The Ahafo Regional Coordinating Council (RCC) is collaborating with the Ghana Health Services (GHS) to recognize and carry out required examination on people who have moved to the region pursuing the partial lockdown in some components of the place.
Considering that President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo announced the lockdown on Friday, March 27, effective Monday, March 30 in elements of the Greater Accra and Ashanti Regions, most strike by the COVID-19, there have been reports of inflow of persons into the Ahafo, Bono and Bono East Regions.
Appropriately, Mr Evans Opoku-Bobie, the Ahafo Regional
Minister said the RCC had intensified precautionary actions to stem probable
unfold of the COVID-19 in the location.
He explained the RCC would quickly fulfill with the executives of the Ghana Non-public Highway Transport Union (GPRTU) and the Progressive Transportation Proprietors Affiliation (PROTOA) to see the probability of tests people who would be traveling from the lockdown regions into the region.
Interacting with journalists prior to the commence of the disinfection of some marketplaces at Goaso, money of the Ahafo area, Mr. Opoku-Bobie emphasised the COVID-19 an infection was no respecter of individuals, consequently, the want for concerted initiatives to deal with it.
He named on the chiefs and people today of the region to volunteer
details on folks who had arrived in the communities for them to be analyzed,
expressing, the location experienced well prepared adequately to include the distribute of the disease.
The Ministry of Area Govt and Rural Improvement in
collaboration with Zoomlion Ghana Limited, a waste administration and sanitation
agency, disinfected 43 significant marketplaces in the region on Monday.
Also, 125 markets in Bono and 78 markets in the Bono East
areas have been also disinfected to greatly enhance hygiene, as the nation techniques up
steps to avert the spread of the novel Coronavirus Sickness (COVID-19).
The workout reportedly started in all the 246 identifiable marketplaces in the three areas at the same time.
As at 0600 hrs, Zoomlion had divided its personnel and
deployed spraying gangs to the numerous markets amidst tight Police and Armed forces
existence to ensure orderliness.
Mr. Opoku-Bobie tasked the Municipal and District Assemblies
in the location to boost environmental cleanliness and make sure that veronica
buckets loaded with h2o and soaps were being positioned at general public locations to help hand
washing with cleaning soap under functioning water.
Mr Yaw Osei Boahen, the Asunafo North Municipal Main
Government told the GNA that the Assembly supposed to build mechanised
boreholes in some of the big marketplaces in the Municipality to be certain normal
offer of water to advertise hand washing.