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Dormaa East: MP chastises Constituents to avoid flouting covid protocols as he visits schools

The Member of Parliament for Dormaa East Constituency, Hon. Paul Twum-Barimah has said that the directives given by the President Nana Akufo-Addo and Ghana Health Service amidst the covid-19 pandemic shall be strictly followed to the fullest.

Hon. Paul Twum-Barimah, MP Dormaa East

He indicated that no funeral activities are expected to take place except private burial which should not exceed twenty five people.

The Member of Parliament declared this when together with the District Chief Executive for Dormaa East, Hon. Emmanuel Kofi Agyemang paid a visit to some basic and senior high schools in the District to see how protocols measures are observed.

In the visit, it was seen that the Covid-19 security task force in the various schools were strictly enforcing everyone to respond to the safety protocols as they check temperature of all visitors, teachers and students.

Ghana is currently experiencing another wave of COVID-19 infections.

The country has over 7509 active cases and 505 deaths as of the latest update by the Ghana Health Service (GHS).

This has led to pressure on health facilities in the country.

The Greater Accra, Ashanti, Central and Western regions are leading with high number of active cases.

The Africa Center for Disease Control (CDC) has also confirmed Ghana as amongst countries on the continent where the new variant is spreading.

Meanwhile, in an interview with Nana Asempa Asa, the headmasters of various schools said their security officers have been ordered to prevent every students, pupils, teachers and visitors without nose masks from entering the school compound.

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