MCE DISTRIBUTES 1500 PIECES OF NOSE MASK TO TRADERS AND DRIVERS

Hon. Isaac Buabeng, the MCE of Nsawam Adoagyiri Municipal Assembly has today Thursday the 7th of May 2020, distributed 1500 nose masks to traders and drivers who operate within the municipality, to help ensure that the health ministry’s directive of compulsory wearing of nose mask in public places is adhered to. He visited the New […]

GOVERNMENT CONSIDERING INTERVENTION FOR HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY – AKUFFO-ADDO

The president, Nana Akufo-Addo says government is in the process of designing a unique model of intervention to be applied to the hospitality industry following the outbreak of COVID 19. According to the President, government’s intervention is more crucial in these times especially in the wake of challenges such as the low patronage of hotels […]

WEARING OF NOSE MASK, SOCIAL DISTANCING, ARE COMPULSORY – HEALTH MINISTER

Social distancing impedes productivity at the workplace but it is critical for containing COVID-19, the Minister of Health, Mr Kwaku Agyemang-Manu, said on Tuesday. He emphasised that nose mask-wearing and social distancing are compulsory. “We need to adhere to the advice we are given on COVID-19 – wash your hands,” he said, adding; “SARS-CoV-2, the […]

NSAWAM PRISONS CLINIC DESPERATELY NEEDS GUN THERMOMETERS

DSP Adamu Abdul Latif, Public Relations Officer of the Nsawam Prisons, has called on benevolent organisations and individuals to assist the Nsawam Prison Clinic with gun thermometers to help detect and prevent the spread of COVID-19. He said the Clinic was in dire need of the thermal infrared thermometers as it would help to detect, […]

NSAWAM, DENKYEMBOUR RECORDS FIRST COVID-19 CASES

The Eastern Region has recorded two more cases of Covid-19 in the Nsawam Adoagyiri municipality and the Denkyembuor district. The two are part of the 51 confirmed cases the region has so far recorded. Sources close to Region’s health directorate have told JoyNews’ correspondent, Edwin Kofi Siaw that, the victim from Nsawam is a Ghanaian […]

SITUATIONAL REPORT ON STREET ANNOUNCEMENT FOR COVID 19

SITUATIONAL REPORT ON STREET ANNOUNCEMENT FOR COVID 19 The Information Service Department of Nsawam Adoagyiri is leading a dawn and dusk sensitization on COVID 19 Pandemic throughout the entire municipality. This is to ensure that people aware of the disease and to increase knowledge on how to protect themselves to help stop its spread. The […]

NSS Activities Suspended Due To COVID-19

The National Service Scheme(NSS) has suspended all affairs of the scheme which require public gatherings. This comes in the wake of the ban by President Akuffo-Addo on all public gatherings across the country. This was contained in the statement signed by Mustapha Yussif, the Executive Director of the National Service Scheme. Activities like National Service […]

Updates On COVID-19

Coronavirus, according to WHO is a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV).

It is spread through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes. Some common signs of the infection includes respiratory symptoms, fever, cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties. Extreme cases of the infection also includes pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome, kidney failure and even death. 

Standard recommendations to prevent infection spread include regular hand washing, covering mouth and nose when coughing and sneezing, thoroughly cooking meat and eggs. Avoid close contact with anyone showing symptoms of respiratory illness such as coughing and sneezing.

Some countries in Africa have recorded a case or two of the virus, of which Ghana is a part. On Thursday,12th March, 2020, Ghana recorded her first case of the deadly coronavirus which was announced by the Health Minister Kwasi Agyemang-Manu. The two cases tested positive after laboratory tests from the Noguchi Memorial Institute of Medical Research.

For now, Ghanaians have been urged to abide by the precautions to prevent contracting the virus such as avoiding crowded places and suspending handshakes. And adapt to regular handwashing and the usage of hand sanitizers to avoid the transmission of COVID-19.

NSAWAM MARK’S GHANA’S 63RD INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION

The 63rd Independence Day was held at the Nsawam Prisons Park. There were forty-five (45) basic and senior high schools, cadets and personnel from the security services to commemorate this year’s independence celebration. In a speech read by the Municipal Chief Executive, Hon. Isaac Kwadwo Buabeng, on behalf of the President of the republic of Ghana, […]

NSAWAM ADOAGYIRI MUNICIPAL RECEIVES NEW AMBULANCE

Nsawam Adoagyiri received a new ambulance distributed to by the Akuffo-Addo Government. The ambulance has began operating in the Municipality and appeals to the citizens to avoid pranking them. Culprits will be dealt with due to the tracking device which has been installed in the vehicle. The Municipal Coordinating Director, Mrs Ruth Woode advised to […]