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Ellembelle Public Health Emergency Committee Holds Meeting on COVID-19

The Ellembelle Public Health and Emergency Committee, has called on residents in Ellembelle District of the Western Region to adhere strictly to the COVID-19 prevention protocols to ensure their safety.

The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Ellembelle who is also the Chairman of the Ellembelle Public Health Emergency Committee, Mr Kwasi Bonzoh made the call in an interview with the media during the Emergency Health Committee meeting on Wednesday at Nkroful.

The Ellembelle Public Emergency Health Committee was tasked to intensify a massive public education on the COVID-19 protocols and enforce the COVID-19 restriction laws to help mitigate the spreed of the virus in the District.

The DCE told reporter that the District had recorded 10 COVID-19 cases with no life lost so far.

Mr Bonzoh appealed to the public to observe the safety protocols, and encouraged market women and residents to continue educating each other on the best practices relating to social distancing, regular hand washing, wearing of nose masks and using hand sanitizers.

He indicated that Ghana is currently facing a third wave of Corona virus infections driven by the more transmissible delta variant.

Mr Bonzoh said he has also directed the security services on the committee to enforce strict adherence to the COVID-19 prevention protocols to curb rising infections.

The Media, the Information Services Department (ISD), National Disaster Management Organization, National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), Ghana Health Services, Ghana Immigration Service and other government institutions in Ellembelle were also charged to beef-up their campaign in the fight against the pandemic.

He said the Assembly was looking at appropriate ways to ensure strict compliance to the protocols, so as to bring sanity in the district.

The Ellembelle Divisional Police Crime Officer Supretendent Prosper K. Agbabo on his part, cautioned the residents to make sure that they adhere to the COVID-19 protocols in the District.

He warned that offenders would be dealt with in accordance with the law to compel others to strictly adhere to the COVID-19 protocols.

In a attendance at the meeting were representatives from the Ghana Police service, Ghana Immagration Service, Ellembelle Local Council of Churches, the Ambulance Service, NADMO, Ghana National Fire Service,

Others are the District Chief Imam, NCCE, the Media, Environmental Health Department, Ghana Education service, Ghana Health Services, GPRTU and other government institutions in Ellembelle District.

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