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COVID-19: Restrictions On Social Gatherings Shouldn’t Be Lifted – GMA says To Gov’t

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The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) is begging the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, not to lift the restriction on parties for strict exercises, schools, wedding functions, memorial services and other get-togethers.

GMA additionally needs a proceeded with conclusion of the nation’s outskirts to forestall the importation of new COVID-19 cases from different purviews.

This, the GMA accepts, will help in the aggregate battle of the novel coronavirus in the nation.

A few leaders of the Christian Ecumenical Bodies have been communicating their readiness to continue church exercises. They have introduced a proposition to the administration to obviously explain modalities under which they can securely play out their projects without imperiling the lives of believers.

In the said proposition located by GhanaWeb, the houses of worship are pushing exacting adherence to all the careful steps endorsed against the battle of the Coronavirus, which incorporates isolating seating zones for the matured.

It is hazy why these pioneers will need to put the soundness of their different assemblies in danger.

In any case, authorities of the Ghana Medical Associations (GMA) in their most recent dispatch expressed that the Coronavirus pandemic is genuine is as yet a significant wellbeing danger to all people living in the nation.

In an announcement duplicated to GhanaWeb on Saturday, May 9, 2020, the GMA noticed that there have been an “appearing negligence for all the preventive estimates set up by enormous segments of the populace” and included that the quantity of new COVID-19 positive cases in the nation are generally from network spread.

They, be that as it may, encouraged that “Administration must guarantee expeditious and constant circulation of PPEs to all wellbeing laborers at their different foundations (or work environment) consistently. This will ensure the security of all wellbeing laborers as they keep on rendering care to patients.”

Ghana on May 9, 2020, recorded 251 positive cases which brought the quantity of all out affirmed instances of Coronavirus to 4,263 with 378 recuperations and 22 passings.

An announcement on the Ghana Health Service site noticed: “The total number of COVID-19 cases recorded in Ghana since the twelfth of March 2020 is 4,263. There have been 378 recuperations and 22 passings. Between the seventh and eighth May, a sum of 251 new cases have been accounted for with most of them from the Greater Accra Region (205 cases speaking to 82%).”

The Greater Accra Region despite everything leads with 3,641 cases while the Ashanti Region follows in runner up with 252 cases.

Ghana originally revealed two COVID-19 cases on 12 March. Around then, a few nations had been under incomplete or complete lockdown for at any rate a month.

Rather than taking exercises from their expectation to absorb information, the Government deferred activity until after relentless weight from different gatherings requiring an absolute lockdown. All things being equal, a halfway lockdown of Accra, Kumasi, Kasoa and Tema was actualized for an underlying fourteen days. This was stretched out for multi week, and afterward lifted.

The lanes and markets are gagged with individuals making rubbish of the current social separating conventions and boycott of get-togethers declared by the president.

Schools, strict spots, inns and numerous trivial work environments stay shut.

Peruse the GMA proclamation on COVID-19 pandemic underneath.

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