The Coronavirus outbreak in China undoubtedly brought fear in people living in other countries like Ghana.
Many are those who are suspicious of Chinese or other Nationals who may have travelled to China and returned to the country.
Peace FM’s Erica Eyifah visited some Chinese Restaurants in Accra to find out whether the outbreak of the Coronavirus has had any negative impact on their businesses.
Mr. Godfrey Allotey Mensah the Supervisor of Regal Chinese Restaurant at Osu said they have put all necessary measures in place to ensure their customers safety.
She also spoke with Mr. Eric Aniewu who is in charge of China Fast Food also at Osu.
He noted that the coronavirus has affected their business.
According to him, after two weeks of the outbreak, business is not booming, he explained that even with Chinese nationals in Ghana some have stopped patronizing Chinese cuisines and public places.
Senior Doctor Dead
One of Wuhan’s most senior doctors has died after contracting the coronavirus as authorities began a sweeping campaign inside the city to seek out patients infected with the virus.
Liu Zhiming had taken part in the battle against the virus from the start and had made important contributions in fighting and controlling Covid-19, the Wuhan municipal health commission said. During that process, “unfortunately he became infected and passed away at 10:54 Tuesday morning at the age of 51 after all-out efforts to save him failed”, the commission said.
Study suggests elderly and sick are most at risk
Health officials in China have published the first details of more than 44,000 cases of Covid-19, in the biggest study since the outbreak began.
Data from the Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CCDC) finds that more than 80% of the cases have been mild, with the sick and elderly most at risk.
The research also points to the high risk to medical staff.