It has emerged that one of the men undertaking the fumigation exercise has collapsed at Amasaman.
Details of the man aren’t yet known.
However, a photo of him was sent to our news desk that sees him been admitted to the hospital.
See his photo below:
Our sources told us that the man has now recuperated and has been released.
Fumigation in Accra
The fumigation is in line with the government’s efforts to contain the novel coronavirus that has grappled the nation.
According to the Ministry, 1,300 sprayers were deployed to do the exercise and 10 will be assigned to each market.
The Ministry in a statement said: “In pursuant to the directives, a number of activities have been initiated including the disinfection of markets, public education initiation of market women on the COVID-19. In view of this, the general public is hereby informed of the disinfection of 137 markets in the Greater Accra Region on Monday 23rd March 2020”.
They, however, stated that all affected markets will reopen for business on Tuesday, March 24, 2020.