Federal government is developing an exit technique to return daily life to standard, amid initiatives to combat the distribute of Covid-19 in Ghana, in accordance to President Nana Akufo-Addo
At a conference with the management of the College Lecturers Association of Ghana (UTAG), the President was emphatic, the ban on social collecting, closure of borders cannot carry on for good.
“These are not situations that can be authorized to remain for a quite lengthy time. We need to have to come across a way to carry them to an close and return to some form of normality,” he said though acknowledging the job of academia in this time of crisis.
Some weeks ago, government declared the closure of all instructional institutions in the wake of the rising variety of novel coronavirus bacterial infections recognized to be accelerated by public gatherings.
Many institutions have migrated their study course modules online to permit entry to teaching and understanding for the comfort of students’ residences.
In accordance to the President, the administration is hunting at bettering existing actions to incorporate additional, the unfold of the virus even though applying a long lasting option to help save the lives of Ghanaians.
“The progammes that we are now doing work on to see to how we can set jointly an exit technique, is hugely conditional on the progress of the battle in opposition to the pandemic,” he stated on Thursday.
With over 2,000 coronavirus beneficial scenarios, 212 recoveries and 17 fatalities to Covid-19, President Akufo-Addo also identified as for the cooperation of UTAG to “working side-by-facet with the authorities, to make absolutely sure that we appear out of this matter as intelligently and whole as possible.”
He took the possibility to commend the ingenuity exhibited by Ghana’s greater understanding establishments, in the facial area of the pandemic.
The College of Ghana on April 4, 2019 declared that it experienced successfully sequenced genomes of SARS-CoV-2, the virus accountable for Covid-19 and acquired significant details about the genetic composition of the viral strains in some verified scenarios in Ghana.
The Kwame Nkrumah College of Science and Technological innovation (KNUST) together with a diagnostic enterprise, Incas Diagnostics in Kumasi, have also created Immediate Diagnostic Checks (RDT) for Covid-19 tests in a matter of minutes.
President of UTAG, Dr Charles Marfo, pledged the guidance of the universities to government’s initiatives via investigate.
“We will motivate our community to continue to keep on functioning tough on what we do best, investigate. Since what we advise ought to come from an educated posture,” he advised the President.