KNUST’s Unity Hall popularly referred to as ‘Conti’ on Friday, 13th March 2020 embarked on a procession in the wake of the novel covid-19 precaution guideline call by the University.
The Hall on Friday as part of their weekly fraternal jamboree ‘morale’ used the occasion to effectively disseminate some of the university’s guidelines on the covid-19 pandemic.
A post on Hall’s official twitter page infers that the move was to remind students about the coronavirus pandemic and how students can safeguard themselves against it.
The Teaming continentals ‘marched’ across major streets on campus with placards citing some preventive coronavirus measures.
This included “Contact Health Centres when you see any symptom”, “Use Hand Sanitizer Frequently, “Adopt Frequent Handwashing habits,” Coronavirus is now a pandemic be careful” among others in a spectacular fashion.
KNUST ON THE OUTBREAK OF COVID-19
The Management of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology on Friday, 13th March 2020 suspended all public gatherings after the country recorded two cases of coronavirus.
In a communique signed by the University’s Registrar notes of measures outlined to tackle the spread of coronavirus among students.
The measures outlined by the University include the suspension of all hall week celebrations as well as any outdoor event.
The measures taken by the University follow the World Health Organisation’s declaration of the novel Coronavirus as a pandemic, and the confirmation of two cases in Ghana by the Ministry of Health on Thursday, 12th March 2020.
Following the scare, the University through the registrar in a communique outlined measures to strengthen its existing guidelines to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.