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Continuation of Partial lockdown would have been Best- Dr Simon Egyin

A Medical Doctor at the St John’s Hospital and fertility centre Dr Simon Egyin has stressed that the continuation on a Partial lockdown would have been a key primitive to combat the Feather spread of COVID-19.

According to him, the partial lockdown was accomplishing a good course through contact tracing, taking of blood samples and mass tracing in some communities, he, therefore, suggested an extension of the partial lockdown.

Speaking to Anastacia on Adoatv AM. Ghana show on the effect of the current situation on the lift of the partial lockdown on Ghanaians, Dr Simon Egyin urge Ghanaians to Adhere to all protocols by the WHO and the president during his Seventh address to the Nation.

He stressed on social distancing protocol to be observed by various Ghanaians as said by the President and urged every individual to stay home if they have nothing to do in town.

Speaking on the wearing of Nose mask by Ghanaians which was made compulsory by the President, Dr Simon Egyin urged individuals to put on a nose mask specifying on the N95 face mask.    

 President Akufo-Addo has announced compulsory wearing of face masks from April 20, 2020, as the government intensifies the fight against deadly novel coronavirus.

The President in his seventh address to the nation encouraged the wearing of face masks to prevent the spread of the virus.

He also lifted the restriction on movements which was imposed on Greater Accra Metropolis Accra, Kasoa and Kumasi.

“I have taken the decision to lift the three (3) week old restriction on movements in the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area and Kasoa, and the Greater Kumasi Metropolitan Area and its contiguous districts, with effect from 1am on Monday, 20th April. In effect, tomorrow will see the partial lockdown in Accra and Kumasi being lifted.

I must make it clear, at the outset, that lifting these restrictions does not mean we are letting our guard down. All other measures are still firmly in place. For the avoidance of doubt, the earlier measures announced on Wednesday, 15th March, which have been extended, are still very much in force and have not been relaxed. I am demanding even greater adherence to these measures”.


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