11 people test positive for coronavirus in Ketu South Municipality at Volta Region
The Ketu South Municipal Assembly (KSMA) in the Volta Region has recorded 11 COVID-19 positive cases within three weeks.
This was contained in a press statement issued yesterday in Ketu and signed by the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of the area, Elliot Edem Agbenorwu.
Disclosing the information, he said as a result of the aggressive contact tracing done by the health officials on the earlier confirmed six positive cases, five additional people had tested positive for the virus.
“Fellow citizens you recall that three weeks ago, I updated the people of Ketu South Municipality that we have recorded six positive COVID-19 Cases in the municipality.
As a result of the contact tracing done for the six positive persons, it is hereby confirmed that the KSMA has recorded an additional five new COVID-19 cases,” he stated.
Me Agbenorwu posited that those individuals were in isolation and urged the people to remain calm and not spread panic in the municipality.
He urged them to continually observe the social distancing protocols and other measures instituted by the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the Ketu South Municipal Assembly.
Mr Agbenorwu also pledged to work assiduously and give the people necessary assistant to ensure they survive through the current condition.
He however announced that he would distribute 1,000 nose masks for the vulnerable within the municipality to gain protection from the deadly respiratory ailment.
Mr Agbenorwu said the distribution of the face mask would begin on Monday, May 4 to enable the needy comply with the Mandatory wearing of face mask as declared by the President and the Ministry of health as well as the assembly.
BY JOYCELINE NATALLY CUDJOE