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Double Stress for Ghanaians as They Deal with Coronavirus Pandemic, Dumsor and Water Shortage


For some time now, leaders of various nations have laid down drastic measures to ensure the reduction and curtailing of the deadly coronavirus.

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While these leaders are doing all they can to ensure that citizens live in the utmost comfort in spite of the reported cases of Coronavirus in their countries, Ghana, on the other hand, has its citizens suffering through the fear of the pandemic as well as power rationing “Dumsor” and water shortage.

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Though the government of Ghana has allocated a substantial amount of $100 million dollars for the purpose of coronavirus treatment and reduction, it seems the basic needs of the people to help them guard themselves like washing hands frequently under clean running water has been ignored.

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Some Ghanaian celebrities and others have been crying out to the government of Ghana to help with these perennial and pervasive problems in Ghana especially in times like this. They believe without electricity, isolation for people who are trying to avoid the virus may be difficult since that cannot be achieved in heat and brain-numbing boredom. Tap water is also expected to flow unabatedly to help Ghanaians stay as healthy as possible.

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Places like Teshie, Nungua Weija, Ablekuma to mention a few have been experiencing an exponential increase in “Dumsor” despite the constant assurance from the government that Dumsor was a thing of the past.