No Lockdown Until Further Notice, Conversations Continuous – Akufo-Addo Tells TUC Over Coronavirus Spread

President Akufo-Addo says government isn’t thinking about a lockdown as of now in view of the suggestions it will have on numerous individuals.
As per him, in spite of the fact that the nation is recording more coronavirus cases, government is as yet observing the circumstance and will actualize choices that are to the greatest advantage of all.
“Presently individuals are discussing a lockdown in Ghana and various things yet we should realize that most of individuals will be influenced. The normal Ghanaians are the ones that will be generally influenced and it is significant for us who need to consider this choice to take, their conditions and conditions.
“On the off chance that you lockdown Accra, what are the outcomes? In the event that we lockdown the nation, what are the results? A mindful government is required to take a gander at this before choices are made and that is the activity on which we are at present locked in.
“I am cheerful that sooner than later, we will go to an understanding inside government in transit forward and the Ghanaian individuals will be educated. In any case, I need to guarantee you that the issues you have put on the table are matters we are effectively thinking on,” President Akufo-Addo said.
Tending to pioneers of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) drove by General Secretary Dr. Yaw Baah at the Jubilee House, President Akufo-Addo said he was idealistic current estimates set up by government will assist control with facilitating spread of the infection…

“I have shown to the nation that the principle goals of our strategies and reactions which incorporates restricting importation. We are attempting to assume responsibility for the spread of the infection by making arrangement to fortify our ability to think about the individuals who are wiped out, constraining however much as could reasonably be expected the effect on our social and financial lives and afterward likewise, attempting to figure out how to utilize this emergency as a chance to reinforce our country.
“We have perceived how subordinate we are on imported product for our drugs and that shouldn’t be the situation. Be that as it may, presently we are finding the ability to create things for ourselves,” he closed.
Since Ghana recorded 68 Covid-19 cases, there has been pressure on government to report a lockdown with prompt impact.
The Ghana Medical Association and the Trade Union Congress state such an order will help contain the spread of the infection and forestall dread and frenzy.
This has prompted a warmed discussion via web-based networking media, with another way of thinking contending that a lockdown will execute a greater number of individuals than the infection since proper measures and structures have not been set up.
Yet, with the nation recording 132 cases, the Trade Union Congress is as yet encouraging President Akufo-Addo to consider an increasingly forceful way to deal with the battle against the coronavirus.


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