The ending of the show which has become a household name and the only authoritative source for Covid-19 pandemic information, sources said was to make way for a political programme ahead of the country’s December presidential and parliamentary polls.
The lead host of the show, Berla Addardey Mundi, affectionately called Bella Mundi in the media circles who announced the end of the programme today said she was hopeful the programme has served its intended purpose.
“We hoped that we served you as much as possible and provided you with enough information on how to protect yourself because again Covid-19 still exist and it very necessary that you protect yourself and your family,” she said.
She expressed their profound appreciation to the resource persons who have graced the programme and provided cherish viewers with comprehensive education about the disease which has claimed over a half a million lives since December last year, most especially, Dr Bertha Serwaa Ayi, an Infectious Disease Specialist in the United State of America and Dr Newman, a Clinic Psychologist in the country.
She also expressed appreciation to the team behind the Covid-19 360 as well as viewers who made time to watch the programme.
The co-host, Anita Akua Akufo disclosed that she had learnt a lot from the programme and was grateful for the opportunity to serve Ghanaians on the platform.
The Covid-19 programme was introduced by TV3 a few days after Ghana recorded its first case of the global Covid-19 pandemic in March.
The programme among other things educated Ghanaians about the Covid-19 pandemic, its symptoms, precautionary measures taken by the country and the world, safety protocols, global trends of the disease, new discoveries of the disease, number of cases recorded in the country and the globe as well as death tolls recorded.
The programme also sought clarifications about certain myth which has surrounded the disease since its discovery in China late last year.
Viewer’s reaction to the end of Covid-19 360
Viewers of the programme who called in and also sent their messages through the various social media platforms were appreciative of the education provided by the programme.
They, however, wished that the programme could be aired a little longer.