Compulsory house-to-house testing begins in Ayawaso West


Ayawaso West Municipalility in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana has been identified as a hot-cake spot for the deadly coronavirus.

This is due to the fact that a lot of cases were traced to the area.

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Due to this, Ayawaso Municipal Assembly has started house-to-house testing for the coronavirus in all communities within the municipality. The exercise began on Wednesday, April 1, 2020.

It is believed to last for ten (10) days and all areas are expected to be covered.

Residents in Legon, Dzorwulu, East Legon, West Legon, Okponglo, Abelenkpe, Roman Ridge, Airport Residential and surrounding areas will all be tested at all cost.

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Also, contact tracing of all persons who have come into contact with confirmed Covid-19 patients has also commenced.

“Over one hundred health professionals and security agencies (police, Immigration and National Security) would be deployed into the communities within the Municipality to carry out the exercise,” the Assembly said in a statement.

The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus stand at 195 with 5 deaths as of Wednesday 1st April, 2020.

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