The Upper East Regional Director of the Ghana Wellness Services says the Area has recorded the to start with loss of life and four more confirmed circumstances of Covid-19, bringing the full selection of confirmed scenarios to eight.
A 33-yr old expecting female was the initial claimed Covid-19 situation in the Region, which subsequently greater to 4 right after laboratory investigations of her contacts analyzed good.
Dr Winfred Ofosu, who created the announcement in a press launch he signed on the updates of Covid-19 in the Location, stated his outfit gained laboratory final results of four conditions in the early several hours of Thursday.
“Three are contacts of the to start with confirmed situation and for the to start with time, a person of the circumstances was detected by schedule surveillance in the Bawku Municipality,” he reported.
The Director indicated that a detected circumstance in the Bawku Municipality passed on right before the laboratory outcomes were received from the Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Investigation (KCCR).
He claimed the burial was correctly supervised prior to the launch of the benefits, adding, “we have initiated measures to converse the benefits to affected folks and to immediately discover all contacts of the four new cases for quick quarantine.”
Dr Ofosu commended the public for their cooperation in the struggle against the virus and urged residents in the Region to keep on being relaxed as the authorities worked to provide the circumstance less than control.
He has, nonetheless, called on all municipal and district assemblies in the Area to close their marketplaces briefly or attract a time desk for traders thanks to non-observance of social distancing.
He observed that the overcrowding at people markets could support the swift distribute of the Covid-19.
Dr Ofosu built the simply call after he received some merchandise to assistance fight the disease from a Civil Society Organisation comprising natives of Bolgatanga, Nabdam, Bongo and Tongo (BONABOTO) in Bolgatanga.
The goods incorporated Veronica buckets, alcohol-based mostly hand sanitizers, bins of handwashing soap and gloves.
Dr Ofosu expressed gratitude to BONABOTO for the assist and stated that at the onset of the pandemic, BONABOTO had been complementing government’s attempts in tackling the menace.
It had also supported the Directorate in creating instructional messages on the pandemic in area languages for radio broadcast.
He stated govt alone could not struggle the sickness and implored company bodies, Non-Governmental Organisations and folks to enhance endeavours at tackling the canker.
Dr Ofosu urged the individuals not to worry but alternatively adhere strictly to the President’s directives and the Globe Wellbeing Organisation’s protocols on the sickness.
He stated as section of steps to suppress the spread of the pandemic, several interventions which includes the distribution of Private Protecting Products (PPE) and the teaching of much more wellbeing staff on it was ongoing in the Region.
He later on distributed the merchandise to the beneficiary district overall health directorates such as the Bolgatanga Municipal, Bolgatanga East, Bongo, Nabdam and the Talensi.
Mr Esmond Agurgo Balfour, the Regional Chairman of BONABOTO, who introduced the objects, counseled the workers of the Ghana Wellness Company (GHS) and other expert bodies in the Area for operating tricky to aid control the distribute of the COVID-19.
He appealed to residents to obey the preventive protocols, especially social length and continual handwashing with cleaning soap and operating drinking water.