more community and border awareness on the prevention of covid-19 is critical
in stemming the spread of coronavirus in the country. The more informed
communities are, the more ready and up to the task they’re in making meaningful
not try to downplay the severity of the threat posed by the virus since it
continues to claim lives in many countries ever since experts around the world
first sounded the alarm about the highly contagious virus in early January.
communities need to know the severity of this deadly virus.
the deadly virus started sweeping across the globe, many people especially the
conservative thought and saw it as a western ploy to gain attention.
the first reported case in The Gambia involving a Gambian, who returned to the
country from the UK and the death of a Bangladeshi, it became imminent and more
people then took it more seriously.
a recent awareness forum, the Governor of West Coast Region called on
communities to dispel misconceptions on covid-19 and control its spread. He
equally advised communities to make best use of the health precautionary
measures like hand washing containers and detergents that were provided by
people with their respective communities and some by the taskforce at border
it is also important to restrict movement of people especially those coming
into the country from our neighbouring countries to curb the spread of the
should not be complacent in the fight because the daily number of new
infections increases in our closest neighbours –Senegal.
let’s continue to fine-tune our measures such as exit screenings and on other
matters. We should not take our health lightly, as it is widely agreed that
health is wealth.
let’s continue adhering to good personal hygiene practices per directives from
the Ministry of health and WHO.
calm and carry on.” “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” “Don’t
worry, be happy.”