The Ayawaso West Municipal Assembly will from today, April 1, 2020 begin a mandatory house-to-house testing for the deadly coronavirus in all communities within the municipality.

The assembly, in a statement, said the municipality has been identified as a hotspot for the virus the reason the house-to-house testing campaign has been rolled out.

“Over 100 health personnel and security agencies (police, Immigration and national security would be deployed into the communities within the Municipality to carry out the exercise,” it said.


The 10-day campaign will cover areas such as Legon, Dzorwulu, East Legon, West Legon, Okponglo, Abelemkpe, Roman Ridge, Airport Residential and surrounding areas within the municipality.

It explained it has already begun a Covid-19 contact tracing of all persons who have come into contact with confirmed Covid-19 patients.

Meanwhile, Ghana as of Tuesday, March 31, 2020 had recorded 161 confirmed cases of the coronavirus with five eaths and 31 recoveries.

Read the statement below: