GHANA: 6,269 CASES, LEARNING TO LIVE WITH VIRUS IMPERATIVE – AKUFO ADDO

President Nana Akufo-Addo has tasked citizens to do all it takes to learn to live with COVID-19. he stressed that despite its disruption to everyday lives, there was the need to get lives and economies to adjust and continue to move on with necessary caution and discipline.

He was speaking at a meeting with the chiefs and elders from the country’s Volta Region on Wednesday. “We are going through a very difficult time in our country that all of us are aware of. Nevertheless, it doesn’t mean that our lives must come to a stop.

“The virus is there, but we have to find a way to live with it. Ghana’s business must continue. As I have been saying, the most effective measure for us to deal with this virus is our own self-discipline…

“… the protocols of hygiene, social distancing, not shaking hands, protecting ourselves, wearing the face masks etc. These are the short to long term solution to the proliferation of the virus,” Akufo-Addo added.

Total confirmed cases = 6,269 (new cases = 173)
Total recoveries = 1,898 (new = 125)
Total deaths = 31
Active cases = 4,340

Figures valid as of May 21, 2020

Credit: Africa news

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