BY: Rita Nedjoh | Voltaonlinegh.com |
The Volta Region has embarked on the third phase of the national disinfection and clean-up exercise at the various markets, lorry parks, institutions and other public places across the region.
The exercise formed part of the third phase of the national fumigation, disinfection and clean-up exercise in markets and public places across the country against the spread of Corona-virus.
Briefing the media at the Ho Central market, the Volta Regional Minister Dr. Archibald Yao Letsa noted that, the exercise was part of measures put in place to ensure that all markets and public places are fumigated and disinfected to control the spread of the novel Corona virus and also kill other viruses, diseases and bacterial on surfaces within these public facilities across the region.
He explained that the exercise has been conducted twice already and the third phase which was conducted across the region is to help prevent the second wave of the Corona virus in the country .
He however appeals to the people in the region to always practice the Covid-19 safety protocols by constantly wearing the face mask, washing of hands with soap and water, use of sanitizer and ensuring social distancing.
Mr. Letsa also stated that the same exercise is ongoing in all the various Municipal and District Assemblies (MDAs) across the entire Region.
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Dansworld International Services Limited, Mr. Bernard Danso Ntow, noted that, the second wave Covid-19 is moving at a very fast pace and needs urgent measures to stop it.
He noted “the third phase of the disinfection exercise is important and effective because if we do not battle or fight, the virus it becomes a problem for us to bear so I admonish everybody to observe the protocols and wear the mask. “