As part of measures to prevent several spread of the COVID-19 in the Greater Accra Region, the regional security council (RESEC) has put in place various strategies that are expected to be strictly abide by all residents.
According to the Regional Minister, education and sentisation on wearing of face masks will also instensify so as to ensure that the people adhere to all President Akufo-Addo’s directives which include social distancing, ban on public gathering and wearing of face masks.
This new regulations was signed and approved by the Regional Minister, Ishmael Ashitey, these measures were arrived at after an emergency meeting on Wednesday April 22.
In a press release sighted by Iconzplay.net, the Council said it is now mandatory and for the general public to wear a face mask outside the privacy of their homes.
Commercial drivers are also to ensure that passengers wear face masks before being allowed to board their vehicles.
Currently, the Greater Accra region has the highest number of confirmed Covid-19 cases. As of Wednesday, April 23, the country’s case count stood at 1154, with 120 recoveries and 9 deaths.
Regions that have reported cases include the Greater Accra, Ashanti, Eastern, Northern, Volta, Upper East, North East Upper West, Western and Central regions.
Also, “notices of ‘NO FACE MASK, NO ENTRY’ should be visibly displayed at vantage points including offices, lorry stations, shops, markets, malls, banks, pharmacies, among others.”
While banning all special market days in the region, RESEC also said there will be a creation of satellite markets by MMDAs to decongest main markets in the Greater Accra region.
See below the measures signed by Hon. Ishmael Ashitey, Greater Accra Regional Minister.
Source:[My Joy Online]