President Akufo-Addo has assured that his government will protect the over 800, 000 final year Senior High School students who return to school on Monday, June 22, 2020.
In an address to the Nation on Sunday, June 21, 2020, President Akufo-Addo stated that all Senior High Schools across the country have been fumigated and currently safe for students.
He added that adequate PPE, hand sanitizer and Thermometer guns will be distributed to all schools to protect teachers and students.
“My government is determined to protect the lives of the over 800 who will be returning to school tomorrow, I will be the last person to put their lives in danger.”
The President, however, added that students and teachers must continue to observe social distancing, hand washing and observe all the health protocols.
He added that there will be no visitors, social gathering and classes will not be more than 25 students.
Ghana’s death toll from COVID-19 on Saturday hit 85, according to the latest figures from the Ghana Health Service.
Meanwhile, over 5,000 people have recovered taking the total recoveries to 10,074. However, the country’s case count is now 14,007.