Nana Addo’s 12th address to the nation on measures taken against the spread of coronavirus in the country as well as some points to note before entering school.
The address from the President detailed out measures taken to ensure the safety of Ghanaians especially the final year SHS, JHS, and second-year Gold Track students who will be returning to school Monday, June 22.
Ghana began a fight to defeat the Coronavirus pandemic in the country almost about 4 months ago. The measures put in place by the government have been quite effective.
For the full speech visit here: Akufo-Addo’s 12th address on measures taken against the spread of coronavirus
During Nana Addo’s speech, he stated that;
“From tomorrow, Monday, 22nd June, the next batch of students, who will be going back to school, are final year senior high school students (SHS 3), and second year Gold Track students.“
He highlighted further that provisions will be made for the students and teachers (both teaching and non-teaching staffs) to prevent contraction and spread of coronavirus.
“Each student, teaching and non-teaching staff, invigilator and school administrator, numbering some eight hundred thousand (800,000), will be provided with three (3) pieces of reusable face masks, i.e. two (2) being provided tomorrow, and the third within a fortnight.“
Other points to note for as a student / for your ward when resuming school
- a maximum of twenty-five students will be permitted in each class
- no mass gatherings and no sporting activities
- social distancing and the wearing of face masks are obligatory
- a dormitory block in each senior high school will be set as isolation centre
- care will be provided to the sick by nurses assigned to these schools
- Government will absorb the WASSCE examination fees of the three hundred and thirteen thousand, eight hundred and thirty-seven (313,837)