The Novel Coronavirus which has changed the culture and way of life in Ghana can be contracted by not paying heed to the preventive measures been put in place to fight its way of spreading.
COVID-19 is transmitted from Person to Person. When one comes in contact with an infected person’s respiratory droplets and fails to wash his or her hands thoroughly with soap under running water. The virus finds its way to the lungs through the mouth, eye, nose or the ear, hence, the need to frequently wash our hand and sanitize when necessary.
In preventing COVID-19, Hon Kingsley Aboagye-Gyedu MP for Bibiani Anhwiaso Bekwai who doubles as the Western North Regional minister organized sensitization workshop for leaders of identified groups in the three Municipal Assemblies in the Region at the premises of the Regional Coordinating Council.
Addressing the leaders, Hon Aboagye-Gyedu urged them to adhere to the preventive measures put in place to help curb the spreading of COVID-19 such as social distancing, avoiding crowded places, avoiding handshaking, wash hands with soap under running water. “Adhere to the preventive measures, stay home when necessary and prevent yourself from contracting COVID-19” Hon Gyedu reiterated.
The three Municipal Assemblies who benefited are the Sefwi Wiawso, Aowin and Bibiani Anhwiaso Bekwai Municipal Assembly.
Veronica Buckets, hand sanitizers, tissues soaps were given to the MCE’s to be given to the group leaders to be placed at GPRTU Stations, Market Areas, and some other public places. Invited groups were GPRTU, Market Women, Municipal Health Directors and Representatives from Hospitals.
The market women expressed their gratitude to the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for the measures taken in preventing the spread of COVID-19 and also asked for God’s blessing and favor upon Hon Kingsley Aboagye-Gyedu for the good work he is doing for the people of Western North. They also promised to make good use of the items given them to help fight Coro (COVID-19)