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General News of Sunday, 22 March 2020


'Our survival is in our own hands'- President Akufo-Addo urges social distancing and hygiene

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President Nana Akufo-Addo has urged Ghanaians to practice social distancing and enhanced hygiene protocols following the recorded cases of localized infections.

He said: "the cases of localized infections require that we maintain strict self-discipline, and continue to practice prescribed social distancing and enhanced hygiene protocols in all aspects of our daily lives.

"We must wash our hands regularly, use alcohol-based sanitizers, stop shaking hands, and avoid unnecessary close body contact.

"I am pleading with every one of you, comply with these measures. Our survival is in our own hands."

Meanwhile, Ghana's confirmed cases of COVID-19 has increased to 21 and one fatality recorded.

Also, the president announced that retired health professionals are going to be engaged in the fight against coronavirus.

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