The Ho Municipal Main Executive (MCE) Prosper K. Pi-Bansah has appealed to people of the Municipality to volunteer information on ‘escapees’ from lockdown spots for quarantine to control the spread of the coronavirus condition.
He mentioned intelligence details to some recalcitrant persons defying the directives and ‘nicodemously’ travelling to the Municipality, which in convert hinders the combat against COVID-19.
Talking in an job interview with the Ghana News Agency, Mr Pi-Bansah wondered how individuals ended up permitted to cross-regional and district boundaries to get there in Ho.
He reported the vigilance of officers at roadblocks and entry points to Ho, exclusively, Sokode-Bagble, Matse, Powerhouse and Agbokorfe led to the arrest of 8 international nationals, who soon after screening ended up identified to be adverse.
He recommended all companions like officials of the Countrywide Catastrophe Administration Organisation, the Environmental Wellbeing Company and the Motor Transportation and Visitors Division of the Ghana Law enforcement for the cooperation.
Mr Pi-Bansah stated social distancing was not remaining observed at the Ho Central Market place even although official days for the market place had been annulled to steer clear of overcrowding.
He stated the Assembly and its stakeholders meant to shift some marketplace functions to the Jubilee park to decongest and mainstream social distancing protocol.
The MCE mentioned 35 Veronica buckets, gallons of sanitizers, tissue papers and detergents experienced been distributed by the Assembly to applicable institutions.
In a relevant advancement, Dr. Archibald Letsa, the Volta Regional Minister reported five hospitals in the area experienced been designated as holding services which includes Ho Teaching Medical center, Battor, Aflao, Hohoe and Kpando to get care of Covid-19 emergencies.
He stated the area was significantly from a lockdown predicament and known as for guidance from all.
Dr. Letsa claimed the Regional and District Overall health Management groups experienced stepped up surveillance on call tracing and a full of 70 citizens who arrived from overseas from March 3, had been contacted.
He reported the contacts of the two instances in Hohoe and that of Ho experienced been recognized and quarantined and appealed to all and sundry to abide by the protocols and health suggestions.
The location has recorded 9 circumstances and expecting outcomes from samples despatched for testing.