The Deputy Minister-designate for Health, Dr Bernard Oko-Boye, has advised Ghanaians to go by the number of precautionary measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus pandemic.
The law-maker advised Ghanaians to wash their hands thoroughly to help control the spread of the disease.
“We shall continue to work to defeat the spread of the virus. I am confident that, together, with all hands on deck, we will be successful in weathering this storm,” Dr Bernard Oko-Boye exclusively told Kwame Tutu on Anopa Nkomo on Accra-based Kingdom FM 107.7
“Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and running water.As the government continues to take bold steps to curb the spread and citizens are encouraged strictly to observe these measures to protect us from contracting and further spreading the virus.”
“But we must try because our lives depend on it. If we can avoid the spread of the disease in the country we must go all out and ensure personal safety.”
These precautions include regular washing of hands or the use of hand sanitizers, covering the mouth or nose when coughing or sneezing, avoiding handshakes and crowded places, among others.
Ghana has confirmed 73 new cases of the novel Coronavirus, bringing the total count to 287.
The Ghana Health Service (GHS) in a statement said with the institution of the enhanced contact tracing and testing measures, Ghana has recorded an increase in the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases.
“As of 6 April 2020, 23:30 hr, a total of 287 cases of COVID-19 with five deaths have been recorded.
By: Richard Obeng Bediako / Kingdom 107.7 FM / Kingdom TV/ Kingdomfmonline.com / [email protected] / Ghana / 2020