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Government to undertake intense screening for coronavirus


Presidential Advisor on Overall health, Dr Anthony Nsiah-Asare, has claimed the Threat Reaction and Social Mobilization Staff would embark on intense testing for COVID-19 all through the two weeks restriction of motion in ‘hotspot’ spots.

He reported the crew would acquire the wellbeing profiles of individuals, addresses of inhabitants and their journey record, with the goal of that contains the horizontal and nearby spread of the coronavirus.

He mentioned any person who has come into call with contaminated
individuals would be analyzed and also move from dwelling to property for tests.

Talking at a media briefing to update the public on
COVID-19 in Accra, Dr Nsiah-Asare explained, international locations like Japan, Singapore, South
Korea and Germany undertook similar intense testing and yielded dividends.

He said the Reaction Possibility and Social Mobilisation Staff would perform closely with the Get in touch with Tracing Workforce to be certain thriving screening of residents in the restricted spots-Accra, Tema, Kasoa and Larger Kumasi.

He unveiled that all those who would check favourable for COVID-19 would be despatched to isolation centres for remedy and assigned psychologists for counselling.

Dr Nsiah-Asare urged the general public to continue observing the
social distancing and safety protocols which includes covering of mouth when
coughing and sneezing, repeated washing of hands with soap beneath working drinking water,
use of hand sanitizers, eat healthily and having enough snooze to increase the
immune program.

He mentioned all that government has been carrying out is supposed to
accomplish 5 vital objectives: limit and end the importation of the virus,
have the spread of the virus, offer suitable treatment for the sick, limit the
effect of the virus on social and financial life and encourage the expansion of
domestic functionality to deepen our self-reliance.

Ghana has verified 152 situations of COVID-19, with five fatalities
as of March 29.


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