Some students of the Akenten Appiah-Menka University of Skills Training and Entrepreneurial Development (AAM-USTED) formerly of University of Education- Kumasi Campus has shared their views over schools reclosure due to the sudden increase of COVID 19 cases in the country.
The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has proposed for schools in the country to be shut down in order to control the rising spread of Coronavirus in the country.
The call comes in the wake of increasing fatalities among COVID patients in the country. The death rate of the virus has reached 464 following the confirmation of eight more fatalities.
Additionally, the country has recorded 765 new infections, raising its active cases to 6,411 from a previous 6,095 since the last update on Saturday, February 6, 2021.
Sharing their opinions on this in an exclusive interview with our correspondent, Emmanuel Ntimoah, it is advisable for schools to close hence pleading on the government to do so.
According to them, it is very difficult to practise social distance in schools because of the social life thereby the need to call for reclosure of schools. They noted that, the only measures they follow is the wearing of the nosemask.
Only single student opposed to the decision to shut down schools.