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Regional News of Monday, 13 April 2020

Source: Peter Atsu Ahianyo, Contributor

Ketu South Municipal Assembly markets shut down due to confirmed cases of coronavirus

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Few hours after the news of six confirmed Coronavirus cases in the Ketu South Municipal Assembly hit the nation, the Municipal Security Council and the Public Health Emergency Management Committee have directed the temporal closure of all markets on market days in the municipality until further notice.

The reason behind the temporal closure of markets on market days in the municipality is to ensure a strict adherence to social distancing as well as respecting the ban on social gathering in order to prevent the spread of the disease in the municipality.

However, traders are encouraged to sell every day and buyers are advised also to buy everyday so that no large crowds are recorded in the markets as had always been the case.

Beaches and recreational centers in the municipality are all ordered to close down with immediate effect.

Volta Region records nice confirmed cases of the COVID-19 pandemic yesterday, April 12, with Ketu South Municipal Assembly having the highest number of cases in the region while Hohoe Municipal Assembly and Ho Central recorded two and one cases respectively.

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