Former President John Dramani Mahama believes the continuous ballooning COVID-19 cases in the country signifies the Akufo-Addo government’s failure to contain the virus.
In a tweet, the former President entreated Ghanaians to protect themselves and observe the necessary protocols to ensure their safety.
“From 3,091 to 4,012 #COVID19 cases within 24 hours; Government is certainly failing the people of Ghana. Fear gripped many homes last night when the latest confirmed cases were released. And that is understandable. #COVID19 is real, my brothers and sisters.”
“I want to encourage you to protect yourself. Regular handwashing with soap and under running water is a must. Stay home but if you have to go out for any reason including work, wear your mask, take along a hand sanitizer, and always disinfect commonly used and touched surfaces,” the former President tweeted.
Ghana's case count of the novel Coronavirus has shot up to 4,012.
This was captured by the Ghana Health Service (GHS) website on Friday, May 8, 2020.
According to GHS, “Over 50% of these cases were as a result of an outbreak in an industrial facility with 1,300 workers of which 533 have been confirmed positive.”