COVID-19 : Wa Central Prisons cries for medical logistics

calls on public to extend philanthropic hand

The Wa Central Prisons Service is calling on corporate Ghana to come to their aid with logistics to help fight the dreaded COVID-19 as part of their contribution to the national fight against the pandemic.

A visit by to the facility called for support from the public with logistics such as gun thermometer, hand sanitizers, nose masks and other PPEs.

Communications Officer for the Wa Central Prison Service, ASP Joseph Kpiriku, pleaded with the public to extend support to his outfit in the quest to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease.

“We are in serious need of a gun thermometer, nose mask, hand sanitizers and other such items at the Wa Central Prison. If we have the gun thermometer, we will test the temperature of everybody entering this facility to reduce risk rate”, Mr Joseph Kpiriku told exclusively.

The Wa Central Prison Service has an inmate population of 139 as at March 30, 2020.

The Upper West based prison facility has enforced all the protocols directed by the Ghana government with visible evidence seen at the entrance of the facility.

Ghana’s recent numbers in the COVID-19 fight is pegged at 152 with 5 deaths and 2 recoveries as reported by the Ministry of Information.

The government have since shut down all mass gatherings including religious gatherings and schools at all levels across the country.




Sports General
Home Radio 99.7

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