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AMA launches #WearYourMask campaign to prevent spread of COVID-19

mercredi 29 avril 2020

Special Coronavirus Covid-19
The Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE) of Accra, Mohammed Adjei Sowah has launched a campaign to promote the wearing of nose masks among Ghanaians.

The campaign dubbed #WearYourMask which was launched on Tuesday at the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) City Hall forms part of measures to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in the city especially in public places.

“Accra is the epicentre of the pandemic in this country and we must do everything possible to curb the spread of the virus hence the time to normalize wearing nose masks every single time we have to leave the house. It is simple, a cloth mask that covers your nose and mouth can reduce air droplets and enhance protection against the virus,” he said.

Citing new data on the spread of the disease in people not showing symptoms, Mayor Sowah pointed out that using simple cloth nose coverings made from local cloths could help people who have the virus and don’t know from spreading it to others in case there is a cough or sneeze.
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