Covid-19: COCOBOD Closed Down, Head Offices Set To Be Fumigated

The Management of Ghana Cocoa Board says it is closing down all its Corporate/ Subsidiaries/Divisions Head Offices in Accra to allow a fumigation exercise amidst covid-19 fears.

According to the Management, the closure comes after the company was hit by the novel COVID-19 pandemic adding that the exercise will take effect from Wednesday,8th July 2020 and end on Friday,10th July 2020.

In a statement signed by its Chief Executive, Joseph Boahen Aidoo, it said “This has become necessary due to the mass testing, the Organisation is currently undertaking which has resulted in some staff members testing positive for COVID- 19”

The statement further added that all necessary arrangements have been made to ensure the affected staff receives the medical attention whiles contact tracing is currently ongoing.

Mr. Aidoo also noted that the contact tracing will help enforce quarantine and isolation measures, likewise application of members/families who have been in contact with such staff.

ThinkNewsOnline has gathered that the fumigation exercise when completed will ensure that the safety of other staff are not compromised once work resumes on Monday, July 13.

Below is a copy of the release:

Story by: Bervelyn Henrietta Allotey