Close schools now – Ghana Medical Association to government

The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has proposed for faculties in the u . s . to be shut down in order to manipulate the rising spread of Coronavirus in the country.

The name comes in the wake of increasing fatalities amongst COVID patients in the country.

The dying charge of the virus has reached 464 following the confirmation of eight more fatalities.

Additionally, the united states has recorded 765 new infections, elevating its energetic instances to 6,411 from a preceding 6,095 due to the fact the remaining replace on Saturday, February 6, 2021.

The new infections are from tests conducted as of February 03, 2021.

Speaking to Francis Abban on the Morning Starr Monday, the Ashanti Regional Chairman of the GMA Dr. Paa Kwasi Baidoo said the fee of infections will get out of arms if immediate measures are now not adopted.

“With the evidence reachable now, I will now not hesitate to say that let’s shut or suspend schools. We can take a look at the children, ship these who check poor domestic and maintain these who test positive, and manipulate them. Ghana will not be the solely u . s . where they’ve opened faculties and closed them due to the fact of #COVID19. So there need to be a countrywide discussion on what threshold we hit before we shut down schools”.

He additionally cited consuming spots and bars in the united states of america have end up superspreaders of the virus.

“One challenge we have is the ingesting spots, bars, and puns. These are superspreader things to do but they tell you it’s an open space. But we’ve recorded cases where humans went out drinking with friends.”

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