The President of the State, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa yesternight spoke to the country about measures taken by the government to combat the spread of the third wave of Covid-19, the Delta Variant virus. According to him, he delayed his next nation's address because he thought the virus would have disappeared from the country by now.
It is expected that in the wake of the new covid 19 delta variant, people especially students will strictly adhere to the protocols but that is not situation. A number of schools in Takoradi have ignored the protocols and are not monitoring students to wear nose mask. It is common to see students gladly in a school bus without nose mask or a face shield and also without a hand sanitizer.
President Akufo-Addo has uncovered information accessible from the Ghana Health Service show that Ghana has all the earmarks of being encountering a third influx of Covid-19 contaminations. Conveying his 26th location to the country Sunday, July 25, President Akufo-Addo said "apparently, tragically, our country is encountering a third flood of Covid-19 contaminations."
In my last post, I talked about the Delta Variant which was highlighted to be of great concern. As some studies are still going on with that there is yet another big blow which is highly transmissible as the Delta Variant. What must you know and how concern must you be?
In a third wave of the deadly COVID-19 pandemic, the world is much more alarmed to finding solutions to curtail the spread and fatalities. The Delta Variant of coronavirus is said to be far deadlier than any other variant since the outbreak. As the rate of infection continues to spike, especially in America and other Western Countries, the United Nations and the World Health Organisation is betting on an aggressive vaccination programme to save lives and ultimately wipe out the virus from the earth.
President Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo has called on Ghanaians to be responsible in observing the COVID-19 safety protocols to avoid an escalation of the third wave. The president expressed his worry over the emerging Delta Variant that is causing the third wave. Addressing Ghanaians at the newly inaugurated Kanda Mosque, he noted that the third wave is here in the country because Ghanaians have let down their guard.
The Ghanaian US based investigate journalist, Kevin Ekow Taylor has stated that President Nana Akufo-Addo is supposed to apologize to Ghanaians first before he starts addressing them on update No 26. Kevin Taylor on with all due respect show on loud Silence radio and TV network today after Nana Akufo-Addo addressed the nation on covid-19 pandemic situation in the country stated that, the president has not brought any different thing to Ghanaians than the old messages he shared with them when the pandemic started.
The GHS has said, out of the 183 who tested positive for the new Delta Variant, 135 patients have been treated and discharged whiles the remaining 48 are active and receiving treatment. Those discharged based on Ghana’s 14 days discharge policy in place for managing patients who test positive.
The new COVID surges in parts of the country, especially where a substantial proportion of the population remains unvaccinated, seams very worrisome. Medical experts have warned that, the Delta Variant has multiple mutations that appear to give it an advantage over other strains. The most important apparent advantage is that, the mutations may make the strain more transmissible than any other variant, which would also make it the most dangerous variant.
Don't Try to Change the Storyline, Ministry of Information told after Announcing the Recording of Delta Variant of SARS-COV-2 Virus in Ghana Not long ago, the Ministry of Information posted on their Facebook page, a message that seeks to inform the public about the presence of Delta Variant of SARS-COV-2 Virus in Ghana.
The Head of West African Center for Cell Biology and Infectious Pathogens at the University of Ghana, Professor Gordon Awandare has disclosed that Delta Variant of covid-19 popularly called Indian Variant has been recorded in Ghana. According to the Virologist, the index case is imported and yet to be identified among the population.
The new COVID DELTA VIRUS was initially discovered in India and due to this, some people call it the Indian virus. This virus is known to be more dangerous and deadly than the first and there is the need for extra care to be taken. Also, the symptoms of this Covid Delta virus is different from the first Covid-19 and it is of urgency to know everything about this virus so as to know what to do when you experience any symptoms.
The Delta variant is here. First identified in India, this more transmissible form of the novel coronavirus has spread to at least 77 countries and regions and now makes up more than 20 percent of all U.S. cases. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has identified it as a “variant of concern.”
The Head of the West Africa Center for Cell Biology and Infectious Pathogens at the University of Ghana, Professor Gordon Awandare, is urging the government to consider the procurement of Pfizer vaccines to combat the new COVID-19 strains. Two cases of the new strain known as Delta Variant from India has been recorded in Ghana.
Simon Osei-Mensah, the Ashanti Regional Minister has defended the deployment of security officers to Kumasi Girls Senior High School to quell a demonstration. According to him, military and police officers were dispatched to the school solely to preserve law and order, not to torture the students.
The world was diving smoothly into a virus free system until recently, we heard about a new type of virus called the Delta Variant. Delta is a highly contagious SARS-coV-2 virus strain, which was first identified in India in December. Many countries like the great Britain and America were also infected with the virus.