The former President once again urges all Ghanaians to be mindful of their personal discipline and care as we work to combat the disease.”
“He calls on all to wear their masks, maintain appropriate social distancing, cough etiquette and general hygiene
protocols,” the statement concluded.
Mr. Rawlings had recently warned of the threat of the virus given t
he recent surge which has seen Ghana’s case count rise to 23,463.
He said ! the recent number of infections and the accompanying
deaths is a reminder to citizens to ensure strict adherence to the prescribed COVID-19 safety guidelines.
“It does not appear that we can afford the comfort of thinking the COVID-19 virus has gone weak or lessened its grip.
It is there and very much around waiting to infect and claim the lives of those of us who will underestimate its danger”, the former president advised in a post.
The office of former President Jerry John Rawlings has closed down because of “the unfortunate spread of the COVID-19 virus.”
“The decision which is aimed at protecting staff and potential
visitors will be reviewed after two weeks,” a statement from the office said.
The statement also urged Ghanaians to adhere to all safety protocols.
# like we always say let's all stay safe because the national needs us !