Coronavirus: Church of Pentecost donates items worth GHC45k to government to fight COVID-19

Coronavirus: Church of Pentecost donates items worth GHC45k to government to fight COVID-19

- The Church of Pentecost (CoP) has donated health items worth GHC45,000 to the Ministry of Health to help government deal with the cornavirus pandemic

- Among the items presented were coveralls, nose masks, N95 Respirators, face shields, goggles, aprons, examination gloves and other health logistics

- The church made the donation in partnership with Tobinco Pharmaceuticals

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The Church of Pentecost (CoP) in partnership with Tobinco Pharmaceuticals has donated health items worth GHC45,000 to the Ministry of Health deal with the COVID-19.

The church donated the personal protective logistics to support the Government of Ghana in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

Among the items presented were coveralls, nose masks, N95 Respirators, face shields, goggles, aprons, examination gloves, heavy-duty gloves, gumboots and hand sanitisers.

Chairman of the Church of Pentecost, Apostle Eric Nyamekye, presented the items to the Deputy Health Minister, Hon. Alexander Kodwo Kom Abban, on Tuesday, March 24, 2020.

The presentation was made during a strategic meeting with directors of nursing and midwifery institutions in the country which was held at the national office of the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana (NM&C) in Accra.

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The General Secretary, Apostle Alexander Nana Yaw Kumi-Larbi, disclosed that the donation is part of the church’s contribution to help contain the deadly coronavirus pandemic.

He said that the church has set aside a fund of GHS 100,000.00 to support efforts by government, out of which, the personal protective equipment (PPE) has been procured to support health officials.

The church has also released 10 of her cinema vans to the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) for public education exercises on COVID-19 across the country for the next four weeks.

In other stories, YEN.com.gh previously reported that with an increase from 27 to 52 coronavirus cases in the country, some Ghanaians are mounting pressure on the government to lock down the country to contain further spread of the COVID-19.

The West African country recorded 27 cases of persons infected with coronavirus which was announced by the Ministry of Health on March 23, 2020.

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