Traders urged to observe COVID-19 guidelines

Traders a cross Abyei Administrative Area have been urged to practice personal and food hygiene to control the spread of COVID-19.

Chol Deng Chol is the head of Chamber of Commerce in Abyei area. He says some business people are leaving food items open exposing them to touch. Chol says such a habit scares them because it can necessitate the transmission of the coronavirus.

Madit Mathiang, a bread seller, recognises what the head of businesspeople said. He says the advise should be put into practice in order to protect people from contracting COVID_19.

You can get coronavirus from saliva or discharge from the nose or mouth of an infected person. Frequent handwashing, use of sanitizers and wearing face masks are some of the recommended ways to protect ourselves from COVID-19 pandemic.