As black Africans, many of us feel we are living in a hot temperate zone and therefore corona virus cannot survive.
Unfortunately, one vital thing many individuals have forgotten is that we are dealing with climate change and the month of January and February which should have brought severe Harmattan (dry season has seen numerous showers across the country.
Hot weather today, cold weather tomorrow does not bold well for your health so safety precautions on a personal level must be taking.
It started off with 0 in the month of March, 2020 and current news coming in from the Ghana Health Service (GHS) which has been confirmed on “Worldometer” (a website tracking corona virus infections and deaths) is that there are 702 active new cases and 6 new deaths.
This takes the total death toll of Ghana to 561 from the previous 555 earlier on reported during the start of the week.
On Monday, February 15, 2021, Immunologist Dr. Yaw Bediako in an interview with Joy News opined that “government must invest in research to be able to help curb the spread of not only COVID-19 but other diseases as well”.
COVID-19 is still real and it is killing thousands of people daily in Europe and America so each and every individual must take personal measures to stay clean and avoid the complications of going through this severe ailment.
If you do not have any proper task to perform outside the confines of community, stay at home. If you have to go to work, wear a mask and more importantly, adhere to social distancing protocols as more new active cases are being recorded and several people are dying.
Taking these precautions will not only help you but others you are closely associated with.
Stay safe! Protect Ghana.