Ajumako District Chief Executive Rev Ransford Kwesi Nyarkoh is worried that caterers cooking for Covid-19 patients in the district have called to tell him they can no longer continue to prepare food for suspected Covid-19 positive patient under going treatment and those in quarantine. According to the District Chief Executive, caterers have taking decision not to continue to cook for the Covid-19 patients due to excessive stigmatization of their family members. The DCE made this revelation when Ajumako Teachers Credit Union donated GHC 15,000.00 worth of PPEs to the health directorate, Ghana Police, Fire Service, transport unions and market women to fight Covid-19 pandemic in the district.
The Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam Acting Director of Health Esther Amoako Amankwah touched on how the Covid-19 emergency response health team is being fought and prevented by several communities from working to control the spread of the pandemic in the district. Health workers have suffered several attacks resulting in assaults. The assault cases being handled by the police. According to the District Health Director, community members are accusing the team of falsely tugging community members as Covid-19 patients. None corporation from communities is making the fight against the pandemic a challenge in the district. She is appealing to the various communities to corporate with the team to fight the pandemic in the district.
The Ajumako Teachers Credit Union board Chairman Gamadey Semaku is calling on the assembly to do all it takes to enforce Covid-19 protocols in the district. According to board chairman, public adherence to Covid-19 protocols is on the low, hence his call for enforcement. The board approved fifteen thousand Cedis to procure PPEs to support the fight in the district. He is calling on the public to adhere to Covid-19 protocols as directed by government.
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