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Chama identifies two quarantine centres

By PETER SICHALI
CHAMA Boarding School and Chama Farmers Training Centre have been identified as quarantine centres, District Commissioner (DC) Leonard Ngoma has confirmed.
Mr Ngoma said his team had intensified inspections and community sensitization on the Coronavirus disease.
The District COVID19 Multi-sectoral committee identified the two places as quarantine centre as a proactive step.
Mr Ngoma said all bars, night clubs and gymnasiums had remained closed following the presidential directive.
The DC said people coming in the district from Lusaka were followed up and encouraged to be in self quarantine for the period of 14 days.
“We are doing everything possible to ensure compliance with the measures pronounced by His Excellence Dr Edgar Chagwa Lungu and the Minister of Health, Chitalu Chilufya,” Mr Ngoma said.
Mr Ngoma said all business premises were providing hand washing facilities while Churches had suspended services.
He advised non-essential workers to operate from their homes as directed by Secretary to the cabinet, Dr Simon Miti.
And Mr Ngoma has commended Kwenje radio station for being consistent in disseminating COVID-19 messages.

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