Western Province Minister Richard Kapita has warned more than 2 thousand  marketeers at Mongu Central Market to maintain personal hygiene or risk the market being closed.Mr. Kapita said this when he toured the three main markets in Mongu District in the quest to sensitise people on prevention measures to mitigate the spreading of the COVID-19.The Minister,  while at Mongu Central Main Market, advised the marketeers on the importance of avoiding handshakes, crowded places, observing social distancing and washing of hands.He disclosed that the sensitisation on COVID 19 is being duplicated in all the 16 districts of Western province.Meanwhile, during the same exercise Mongu Mayor Akayombokwa Kusiyo said the council is happy to see that the community and Government departments that have taken serious the dissemination of the mitigation information of COVID 19 through cleaning the environment.Mr. Kusiyo dispelled the myth that Africans cannot contract COVID-19, stressing that the disease affects people of all races.And Western Water and Sewerage Company Board Director Patricia Mulasikwanda assured the community of adequate water supply, as temporal and permanent measures are being put in place to ensure that.The Province Minister was accompanied by the Permanent Secretary Daniel Bukali, members of the Provincial Joint Government Security Wings and all Government Departments.President Edgar Lungu yesterday announced measures to help curb the spread of the Coronavirus in the country. Post Views: 5
News Source: ZNBC

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