President Nana Akufo-Addo has expressed worry over the recent increase in COVID-19 cases, saying the nation cannot afford another hit of the pandemic.
Speaking at the Eid-ul-Adha celebration in Accra on Tuesday, July 20, the President stated that the increasing number of infections was an indication that the country had relax in its fight against the disease.
“The recent increase in the number of infections is a source of worry for me and indeed for all Ghanaians. From the rising numbers, it is safe to conclude that we have let our guard down and are beginning to live our lives and conduct our businesses as though we are in normal times.
“It is important to repeat that the virus is still with us and until each one of us receives a dose of the vaccine, the protocols must continue to be a part and parcel of our daily activities,” he added.
“We’ve let our guard down” – Akufo-Addo laments increase in COVID-19 cases
President Nana Akufo-Addo in a handshake with the National Chief Imam, Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharabutu36