As part of measures, the government of Ghana and its various agencies are adopting to reduce the quick spread of the coronavirus disease after the country recorded its sixteenth case today, some new initiatives have been rolled out.
According to the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Hajia Alima Mahama during a press briefing today, some markets in the Greater Accra Region will be closed down.
She added that these markets will be closed from Monday, March 23, 2020, and this will allow for fumigation work aimed at fighting the Coronavirus outbreak in the country to be carried out.
She further indicated that these markets have been categorised into six zones from Accra to Ada, the end of the region adding that the decision was arrived at in consultation with the market women.
Here is the market schedule for the markets involved;
Zone 1 – Korle Klottey Municipal Assembly Circle Dubai (Malata, Tiptoe lane, Odwana, Adabraka)
Zone 2 – A.M.A (Mokola, Okashie, Kantamanto, Tema station, Agbogbloshie)
Zone 3 – Glory land hotel (Kaneshie, Anyan market, Odorkor)
Zone 4 – Social welfare new Municipal (Madina, Dome, Amasaman, Achimota)
Zone 5 – T.M.A Municipal Assembly (Ashiaman, Tema comm 1, Tema comm 9, Kpone Katamanso, Tema comm 2)
Zone 6 – Sege municipal Assembly (Sege, Ningo Prampram, Shai Osudoku, Ada)