GHANA- People are force to sweep the street, if found not wearing face covering.

Updated: Jun 24, 2020

Sanitation and Coronavirus, enforcing the rules in Ghana. Some parts of Ghana seems to have found the solution to its sanitation problems as well as enforcing the rule of social distancing as wearing face masks in public.

Video credit: ARK media

In this video, (Akan language) women seen not wearing a face mask the right way, covering their nose and mouth, are given brooms to sweep the area, and men are given shovels to unclog gutters.

I believe that with the lack of adequate health care facilities in the country, preventive measures can be effective in helping to manage the meager resources in the health facilities. Those facilities should be reserved for the serious cases, whether Covid 19 or other diseases.

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