Covid-19 discussion should move from AFP fact-check of Akufo-Addo – Dr. Aboagye urges
Dr. Dacosta Aboagye, the Covid-19 risk Communication Director has urged Ghanaians to focus on strides being made in the fight against Covid-19 when discussing the subject.
The Director of Health Promotions at the Ghana Health Service says the discussion should also focus on the preventive and control measures to stop the spread of the disease.
These, Dr. Aboagye said would lead to the easing of restrictions imposed by the president to contain the spread of the virus.
He said focusing the discussion on comments made the President Akufo-Addo and its subsequent fact-check and declaration as false by French News Agency is not beneficial.
“I believe we have done some amazing things with this Covid-19 fight,” he said, imploring the achievements to be highlighted in discussions on the subject.
President Akufo-Addo had said Ghana “has administered more tests per million people than any other country in Africa.”
But refuting this, the AFP said it has found from available statistics that Ghana is behind South Africa and at least two other African countries.