Asante Mampong records first covid-19 case

 

Asante Mampong (Ash) The Asante Mampong Municipality has record its first COVID-19 case. Mr Thomas Appiah Kubi, Municipal Chief Executive told journalists at Mampong that, the case which involved a resident of Daaho, was confirmed at the Municipal Government Hospital. Asante Mampong (Ash) The Asante Mampong Municipality has record its first COVID-19 case. Mr Thomas Appiah Kubi, Municipal Chief Executive told journalists at Mampong that, the case which involved a resident of Daaho, was confirmed at the Municipal Government Hospital.

 

He did not give further details, except to say that, the patient had been transferred to Kumasi, while people who had come in close contact with the patient had been identified and quarantined.

 

Asante Mampong has been working hard to prevent an outbreak of the virus in the Municipality by ensuring that residents adhere strictly to all the preventive protocols outlined by the government and the Ghana Health Service.

 

Weekly markets in the Municipality have also been temporary shutdown as part of measures to prevent the importation of the virus into the Municipality.

 

However, with the confirmation of the first case, the Assembly will have to intensify public education, improve surveillance and contact tracing and encourage the people to observe the social distancing protocols, especially in the markets.

 

Source: Ghana News Agency

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