The Minister of Information, Hon Kojo Oppong Nkrumah on Sunday cautioned the public to to comply with the COVID-19 safety protocols even though the number of recoveries is on the ascendancy.
We don’t have to be reckless as recovery rate is on the increase ,whiles active cases are also declining. he cautioned the general public.
At the press briefing in Accra on the current state of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, Hon Kwadwo Oppong Nkrumah said that the effort of the country to stop the spread of the COVID-19 would be in vain if the populace rely on the success story of the high rate of the recoveries to ignore all the safety protocols.
He however assured that the Akufo-Addo government will continue to intensify measures to prevent further spread of the pandemic by supplying personal protective equipment to all places where they are needed, identify and test suspected cases, among others. He described as an unfortunate the impression being created by some people that the Akufo-Addo government is not doing enough in the fight against COVID-19.
About the current situation where by the Covid-19 is spreading in some Senior High schools, he said surveillance systems have been put in place to identify suspected cases and test them.
Honorable Oppong Nkrumah said there were also specially assigned staff within schools to coordinate with parents on the well being of their wards, to prevent parents and guardians from worrying unnecessarily.