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Coronavirus scare causes postponement of Archdiocesan World Youth Day

Following the confirmation of the first two cases of the  deadly Coronavirus  in Ghana, Most Rev John Bonaventure Kwofie, Metropolitan Archbishop of Accra has asked that the Archdiocesan World Youth Day slated for 27th to 28th March 2020 be postponed until further notice.

A portion of the statement reads, “After consultation with Most Rev. John Bonaventure Kwofie, Metropolitan Archbishop of Accra, it has become prudent and necessary to postpone indefinitely the 2020 Archdiocesan World Youth Day scheduled for 27-28 March, 2020 at the St. Andrew R/C Basic School Park, Kordiabe.”

We are also to take precautionary measures in our homes not to be infected. Let us pray for a solution to this problem.

Find below full statement signed by Youth and Vocation Director

Dear in Christ,
POSTPONEMENT OF ARCHDIOCESAN WORLD YOUTH DAY
Kindly receive warm greetings from the Youth and Vocations Office.
After consultation with Most Rev. John Bonaventure Kwofie, Metropolitan Archbishop of Accra, it has become prudent and necessary to postpone indefinitely the 2020 Archdiocesan
World Youth Day scheduled for 27-28 March, 2020 at the St. Andrew R/C Basic School Park, Kordiabe.

This decision is a precautionary measure in the face of the COVID- 19 pandemic.
The Office wishes to encourage all youth and children to adhere to the following:
* Regular and thorough washing of hands with soap under running water and use of
alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
* Avoid shaking of hands
* Keep a distance of at least two meters from a person with fever, cough, sneezing and
difficulty in breathing.
* It is advisable to be physically active, drink plenty of water, eat healthy, avoid stress and
have enough sleep.
* Stay home if you feel unwell with symptoms of fever, cough and difficulty in breathing
and call the following numbers immediately: 0509497700, 0558439868.

Let us join hands in prayer that God may intervene to roll back this pandemic.
With best wishes and love, we remain

 

 

Source:radioangelus.com 

 

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