The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) has introduced a colour-coded change method for traders at the central marketplace in a bid to avert overcrowding amid the coronavirus pandemic.
In a launch issued on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, the KMA claimed the decision to run a change technique was taken following a assembly with all 67 trade associations at the market place and the metropolitan protection council.
Every of the 3 shifts will be identified by a uniquely developed card in purple, gold and green colors.
For every the arrangement, some 5,825 traders in food items objects will be grouped into three categories, each group recognized by 1 of the 3 colours.
“Only 1,942 customers, working in all assorted commodities of all trade Associations shall be authorized to trade on every working day,” in accordance to the release.
Even though, the Kumasi Central Industry will be opened on Wednesday, April 8, 2020, it will only be to formalise preparations for the change procedure and no trading will be authorized to consider spot.
The Ashanti Region cash is portion of the destinations beneath the coronavirus lockdown, nevertheless, buying and selling in food items things is between actions exempted from the restriction on motion.
Ghana’s coronavirus problem
Ghana’s coronavirus scenario depend has risen sharply to 287, in accordance to the most recent update by Ghana Overall health Assistance late Monday, April 6, 2020.
At the past count, confirmed Covid-19 cases stood at 214, implying 73 new persons have analyzed beneficial for the fatal virus.
Comply with are living updates of Ghana’s predicament in this article.