A 30-day fasting and prayer has been declared by respected man of God, Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams in the fight against the deadly coronavirus which has hit the world.
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The founder and overseer of the Action Chapel encouraged Ghanaians to join his congregation in the fasting and prayer for God’s mercy and protection.
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He noted that the fasting and prayer will direct all the spiritual powers and forces behind the COVID-19 disease to go away from the surface of the earth.
“Within these 30 days you need to keep hearing the word of God, so I will be addressing you to make sure you are fed every day for the next 30 days till we come together again,” he noted.
The revered Archbishop made the revelation during a 34-minute prayer session against the coronavirus on Monday, March 16, 2020.
He held the prayer session with only some top pastors of his church in line with the directive by President Nana Akufo-Addo to suspend all public gatherings.
Archbishop Duncan-Williams also announced in his live broadcast that he supports and welcomes the President’s decision to suspend all public gatherings and activities, including church service.
He also admonished all and sundry to keep their faith in God.
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Lastly, he advised the public against creating unnecessary fear and panic in the system.
He also urged the public and church members to adhere to all the directions and precautionary measures given by The WHO and government health officials.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to worsen, much attention is being given to preventive and precautionary measures.
Countries are adapting stringent and strict ways to prevent the spread of the disease.
Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV).
Coronaviruses are zoonotic, meaning they are transmitted between animals and people.
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YEN.com.gh earlier also reported that the Director of the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR), Professor Abraham Annan has cautioned the general public against the use of ordinary alcohol as hand sanitizer.
According to Professor Annan, any wrong use of alcohol as a substitute for hand sanitizer could increase one’s chances of contracting the Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19.
He has thus advised the public to desist from using ordinary alcohol as a disinfectant.
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