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COVID-19: Kadjebi defies social distancing protocol

The call for people to observe social distancing always at all public gatherings are falling on deaf ears in the Kadjebi District of the newly created Oti Region.

Last Friday, November 13, the district officers of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) organized a sensitization float to get more members of the public to enrolled on to the scheme.

The event that was climaxed at Kadjebi Post Office area was an eye-sow as scores of the participants particularly the youth threw the health and safety protocols on COVID-19 to the dogs.

Many of the participants were not wearing the nose mask and were crowded and at the same time sing singing what is known in Ghanaian parlance as ‘Jama ‘ songs to wit war songs.

Ghana’s COVID-19 case count has hit the 50,000 tally mark, according to data from the West African country’s health agency.

One thousand, five hundred and nineteen from the above number are active cases; the Ghana Health Service’s COVID-19 tracker has shown.

The death of Ghana’s COVID-19 case count has hit the 50,000 tally mark, according to data from the West African country’s health agency.

One thousand, five hundred and nineteen from the above number are active cases; the Ghana Health Service’s COVID-19 tracker has shown.

The death toll remains 320 for the past two weeks with the total number of recoveries and discharges standing at 48,172.

An analysis of the active case data, President Akufo-Addo stated in his latest address to the nation on measures being take to halt the spread of the virus “suggests that the Greater Accra Region accounts for some 75%, with Ashanti, Bono, Eastern and Western being responsible for 16% of active cases.

The remaining 11 Regions make up 4% of the cases, with arrivals at Kotoka International Airport responsible for the other 5%.”

The toll remains 320 for with the total number of recoveries and discharges standing at 48,172. the past two weeks

An analysis of the active case data, President Akufo-Addo stated in his latest address to the nation on measures being take to halt the spread of the virus “suggests that the Greater Accra Region accounts for some 75%, with Ashanti, Bono, Eastern and Western being responsible for 16% of active cases. The remaining 11 Regions make up 4% of the cases, with arrivals at Kotoka International Airport responsible for the other 5%.”

The rise according to the safety mangers has arisen because people are not religiously observing the protocols.

Despite, the blatant disregard for the safety protocols in the Kadjebi district, the area in the past few weeks have recorded a zero case of COVID-19.

Reports stumbled upon by this portal has it that many of the people in the district believe that disease is alien to Ghanaians because of the hotness of the Ghanaian weather.

Speaking to the issues of non-adherence to the safety protocols , the District Chief Executive (DCE) for Kadjebi District Assembly, Maxwell Kofi Asiedu said the Assembly will be engaging the services of the police to ensure people adhere to the safety protocols to help contain the spread of the disease in the district.

He was clear the non-adherence of the safety protocols in the area is a bother to the district security management body.


He noted that there is the need to enforce the laws on the safety protocols in the district.   

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