COVID 19 protocols: NADMO to deploy taskforce to monitor compliance

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The Western Region Office of the National Disaster Management Organisation is set to deploy a taskforce into public places such as churches, mosques, conferences, restaurants and malls, to check on compliance by operators on directives issued by President Nana Addo regarding crowd control.

Per the president’s directive, such gatherings or places should not exceed a total of 25 people at a given time, and that such places should observe enhance hygienic protocol.

Pursuant to this, the Western Region Minister, Dr. Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah has been engaging the Western Region Director for NADMO, Abdul Ganiyu Mohammed on strategies that could be employed to prevent the spread of the disease.

The Minister believes these control mechanisms developed along the protocols will “break the cycle of infection, as quickly as possible”

He justified that health facilities in the region may not be overwhelmed, should the outbreak hit the region, if these protocols are strictly adhered to.

Dr. Darko- Mensah entreated the public to cooperate with the taskforce and as a matter of emergency, observe these directives as issued by the President.

“Definitely, anybody who causes fear and panic, there are enough laws in this country to hold them accountable” he warned.

Ghana has so far recorded six positive cases of the novel Coronavirus.

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