The first cases recorded in Obuasi recorded 109 contacts
The population density of Obuasi is very high but doesn't have a treatment facility. Many people do not wear face masks. Obuasi is working as a joint community, he mentions as he stresses on collaboration in the area.
According to Mr. Bekoe, the numbers took residents by surprise. Districts have come together to address the magnitude of the disease, he discloses
Enhanced contact tracing to be carried out in Obuasi, the focus is to see if some positives will be recorded. There will also be mass voluntary testing
695 out of 1000 workers in the Tema factory tested positive. The factory was immediately closed down, he says as he explained the reasons for skyrocketing cases in Tema
According to him, the employees were much more than the spaces in the office hence there was zero social distancing
According to him, based on the measures put in place, the factory is ready and safe to start operations.
silverNEWS / Ghana