COVID-19: AMA collects data on churches, mosques
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) says it has commenced the process of collating data of all places of worship within its jurisdiction.
A statement issued to that effect said the data collected will identify the number of churches and mosques within the metropolis and capture details of the number of members, location, contact persons, among others is to enable the Assembly to prepare itself to enforce the guidelines as well as assist in conducting contact-tracing should there be any confirmed COVID-19 case within any church or place of worship.’’
The statement added: ‘’Towards this end, Environmental Health, as well as Social Welfare Officers and Building Inspectors from the Assembly, would be visiting communities to collect data on all places of worship so as to locate them and reach out. The AMA is by this statement urging all religious leaders to accord its officers the needed cooperation to ensure a successful exercise.’’