The second phase of the local govenment ministry’s mass disinfection of markets ,lorry terminals ,public places of convenience and public places has been disinfected in Kojokrom within the Sekondi-Takoradi metropolitan assembly and the Shama district in the western region.
Speaking to the media before the commencement of the mass disinfection exercise at Kojokrom , the metropolitan NADMO director of Sekondi – Takoradi Mr John Nana Owu reiterated the important significance of the exercise which was to cover about 35 markets within the sub metro, as government continue to roll out policies that will help curb the Covid19 pandemic.
The Metro National disaster management organisation (NADMO) director lauded Zoomlion the lead contractor in the exercise and called on the people to continue to observe the protocols like washing of hands under running with soap , use of hand sanitisers and regular usage of nose or face mask to supplement government’s effort in the covid19 fight.
DCE of Shama Honourable Joseph Amoah
At the Shama district, the honourable district chief Joseph Amoah recounted the devastation the covid19 pandemic has brought to the world and Ghana is not exempted from the devastation.
The exercise forms part of government resolve to fight the pandemic in the country through the mass disinfection exercise of public places.
The confirmed covid19 cases in the Western region stands at 2687 with 6 succumbing to the virus and 2544 recovered and discharged with 136 active cases receiving treatment. In the Shama district 83 people got the virus with 78 recovereducation and discharged with active cases of 5 receiving treatment.
The district chief executive honourable Joseph Amoah after giving out the statistics of Covid19 in the region and the Shama district, lauded the health workers and government for the prudent measures put so far in fighting the pandemic.
He again gave thumps up to Zoomlion for conducting the mass disinfection exercise with aplomb and urged the citizens in Shama and beyond to continue to observe the necessary protocols to help control the spread.
In total , 13 markets 43 public places of convenience and other health facilities benefited from the exercise in the Shama district.
Below is the video interview of the Shama DCE honourable Joseph Amoah