Cape Coast Mayor Ernest Arthur has distributed two thousand (2000) face masks to various groups such as traders, transport unions, Pragya riders, dress makers and beautician associations and the rest to be given to their members. The free distribution of face masks is one of several measures being put in place to control the spread of Covid-19 in the metropolis. Cape Coast Metro leads the Covid-19 recorded positive cases in the Central Region with 19 cases. Mayor Ernest Arthur told Ghanabanews.com that, the assembly will effect arrest after free distribution of enough face masks and educating the public about the importance of face masks. He is urging citizens in the metropolis to comply with the mandatory face mask wearing order to control the spread.
People within Cape Coast Metropolis have commended authorities for implementation of ‘No face mask, No market entry Policy’ to control the spread of Covid-19 in the metropolis. A number of gates to Kotokuraba markets are under locked leaving only few ones being manned by metro guards to inspect face masks before one is allowed to enter the market to do their businesses. They are urging the authorities to enforce the policy since it will go a long way to slow down the spread of Covid-19. They are appealing to those without face mask to comply with the order.
Those who sells face masks in the Cape Coast metropolis have commended the assembly for the implementation of ‘No face mask No market entry policy’. The policy has resulted into business boost as everyone who enters Kotokuraba market has to wear face mask. These who wants to enter the market to do business without face masks had no other choice than to buy one. This has giving them good sales.
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