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Closed Down Schools To Mitigate The Spread Of Covid-19 - ReCPAG.

The Research Center for Policy Advocacy and Governance (ReCPAG), a common society association (CSO), has encouraged the public authority to act conclusively to shut down essential schools in the country. 

It said this was basic to relieve the spread of COVID-19 in schools, some of which had just recorded an extensive number of affirmed cases after the re-opening of fundamental schools in January 2021. 

"We wish to approach the President to take the bull by the horn and close our fundamental schools as we keep on considering the science and information of the new COVID-19 variations," an assertion gave and endorsed by Mr Mumuni Believer Likpalmor, Executive-Director, ReCPAG, expressed. 

The assertion, a duplicate of which was made accessible to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) in Kumasi, said the disease pace of the new variations was disturbing among youngsters as assessed by the Ghana Health Service (GHS). 

As per the GHS, the nation has recorded 142 COVID-19 affirmed cases in center and secondary schools since their re-opening in January, with 56 of the cases being affirmed in 23 schools in the Greater Accra Region. 

"The specific explanation is that administration has neglected to supply enough defensive things to most schools to help contain the developing spread and flood of the infection among younger students," the assertion weeped over. 

This turn of events, it said, had left numerous guardians living in a condition of trepidation, focusing on that the best thing should be done to secure the Ghanaian kid. 

The assertion forewarned that given the lethal idea of the new variations, care should be removed before things get from hand. 

In the interim, specialists of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Basic Schools have reported the resumption of scholastic work, following the brief conclusion of the schools as of late. 

An assertion endorsed by Mrs Margaret Dzisi, the Deputy Registrar accountable for Academic Affairs, KNUST, showed that the move was required by the suspension of the mechanical activity by the National Executive Council of the Senior Staff Association of Universities of Ghana.

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