The Ghana Health Companies will soon hit large-possibility
communities in Ashanti region with household-to-house examination of people today suspected to be
carrying the Coronavirus.
Wellness authorities say the move has develop into vital in the location which is 1 of the epic facilities of the COVID-19 pandemic in Ghana adhering to the death of two individuals out of 9 verified scenarios.
Two hundred and 84
people said to have arrive into contacts with COVID-19 sufferers have also been determined and becoming
The large-possibility locations have been discovered as communities that have by now recorded COVID-19 circumstances in the Ashanti region.
Director in Cost of Public Wellness, Dr. Yaw Ofori Yeboah disclosed al is set for wellbeing officials to
decide samples for screening at the Kumasi Center for Collaborative Research (KCCR)
at the KNUST.
It forms aspect of active surveillance actions getting implemented by the directorate to control the spread of COVID-19.
“The Ghana Overall health Service in Ashanti region has strategically identified
specified locations and those people destinations, we are heading to go from house
-to-house and discover individuals and supply them the COVID-19 examination ,” Dr.
Ofori Yeboah reported.
“Samples would be taken from these individuals and despatched to the KCCR at KNUST the place we analyse the samples,” he added.
Dr. Ofori Yeboah disclosed all the necessary preparations have been built whilst equipments
needed for the workout has been procured.
” All the needed issues that we want for this
exercise are in position. We have been given major quantities of
Private Protecting Tools we have laboratory groups in place and we are also collaborating with members of
the security agencies to aid us in this system.”