COVID-19: Market women meet Akufo-Addo; observe 'serious' social distancing

COVID-19: Market women meet Akufo-Addo; observe 'serious' social distancing

- President Akufo-Addo has met some leaders of the 137 markets that were fumigated yesterday to thank them for their cooperation

- Photos from the event showed how well the women adhered to social distancing and taking precautionary measures

- He, however, urged them to continue to maintain strict self-discipline, and continue to practice prescribed social distancing

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YEN.com.gh has sighted pictures from the Jubilee House as President Akufo-Addo met with some leaders of the 137 markets that were fumigated in Accra due to the outbreak of COVID-19.

From the photos, it was quite impressive as the women took precautionary measures to protect themselves by using nose masks as well as observing very good social distancing.

The meeting was to thank them for cooperating with the disinfection exercise that was carried out yesterday in markets in the capital.

He urged them to continue to maintain strict self-discipline, and continue to practice prescribed social distancing and enhanced hygiene protocols in all aspects of their daily lives.

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This woman here taking notes while in her nose mask.

A cross-section of the room reveals how well-spaced the women were seated.

Some ministers of state were not left out during the meeting.

Hajia Alima Mahama was not left out as she also tried to take precautionary measures.

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Meanwhile, the number of coronavirus otherwise known as COVID-19 cases in Ghana has risen from 27 to 52 cases after individuals who were mandatorily quarantined recorded 25 new cases.

It is reported that since the mandatory quarantine exercise was strictly enforced according to the directives of the President of Ghana, 1,030 people have been mandatorily quarantined.

Out of the number, 611 samples were picked up from the cohort out of which 25 have tested positive for the deadly coronavirus.

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