Ghanaian international, Kwadwo Asamoah has called on Ghanaians to be law abiding in these hard times as the global pandemic (coronavirus) is taking its toll on humanity , nanansem.com can report.
The Black Star Skipper believes that, the only way the virus can be eradicated from the surface of the earth is humans adhere to the dictate of authorities especially instructions coming from health professionals, nanansem.com can report.
Speaking in an interview with Dan Kweku Yeboah of Peace Fm as monitored by nanansem.com on Monday morning , the Inter Milan midfielder, indicated that in Italy, the disease is fast spreading and this has led to a total lockdown of the country where veryone has to stay in doors for some time. This is to help prevent the spread of the virus.
“We have been asked to be indoors because of coronavirus and if you want food or anything, you need to call for the particular food item, product or service to be delivered to you in your home. We are all in our homes not able to go out to buy anything or to even exercise.
“Someone will see coronavirus as a joke because there have not been much of reported deaths but the disease is really claiming the lives of precious people. I pray Ghanaians adhere to the laws set by government in the fight against coronavirus to prevent the spread of the virus”, he said.
He was of the greatest conviction that these measures put in place by the Italian government will help in the fight against the deadly disease as the death toll in Italy keeps on increasing by each day. He then called on Ghanaians not to see coronavirus as a joke because it is really claiming the lives of people.
Currently, the number of infected persons in Ghana has increased from 52 to 53 with two deaths recorded so far as the latest update report we published .
The first death was recorded on Sunday 22nd March, 2020. And this was a 61 year old Lebanese spare parts trader in Kumasi, Ashanti Region.
Ghana recorded her second death yesterday 23rd March, 2020. The patient is believed to be an elderly woman who reported herself to the Komfo Anokye Teaching hospital after she exhibited symptoms of the disease.
But, she passed away before test results of her blood sample was received from the the Kumasi Center for Collaborative Research (KCCR).