Ghanaians especially residents of Ashanti Region has been urge to seek medical care in all health facilities in the region when they are sick because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the declaration of December Covid month.
Dr. Emmanuel Tenkorang , the Ashanti Regional Health Director, who made the call in a sideline interview, said there was a total reduction of patients who goes to the various health facilities during the COVID-19 peak time which was attributed to the coronavirus.
Dr. Tenkorang said, people with other medical conditions shouldn’t refused to attend hospitals for proper healthcare.
This, he said, could have a dire consequence on the health of citizens if they continue to stay home because of Corona virus.
Dr. Tenkorang said those who need medical care such as immunization and antenatal care is worrying and stressed that need to put to the wheel to address it.
“Let us all begin to discuss how to address the issue of fear of Corona virus in the hospitals and improve access to services in our health facilities because covid 19 can be contacted in anywhere if we don’t get vaccinated and adhere to the protocols” He appealed.
He also bemoaned the blatant disregard for the safety protocols in public places, thereby cautioning that the fight against the virus is not over.
Source: MyGhanaMedia.com / Issac Owusu