Coronavirus: Akufo-Addo Extends Ghana’s Lockdown By One More Week and Public Gatherings For Two Weeks
Ghana’s President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has extended the duration of restrictions imposed on public gatherings for a period of two (2) weeks
Also, Restrictions imposed on movements in Accra, Tema, Kasoa and Greater Kumasi has been extended by one (1) additional week, just as he announced to the public in his 6th Address To The Nation Speech.
This information was sighted by Townflex in a Facebook post made by the Ministry Of Information, on Sunday, 12th April, 2020.
The post made it clear that this new extension on duration for movements and public gatherings will be effective tomorrow, Monday, 13th April, 2020, which is part of the measures to help curb the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic in the country.
Ghana’s total cases if persons who tested positive for the outbreak as of Sunday, 2:00 PM stands at 408 including 8 death.
Read below the full statement released on the two more weeks extension.
President Akufo-Addo has signed the Executive Instrument (EI) extending the duration of the restrictions imposed under EI 64 and EI 65.
- The restrictions imposed on public gatherings, under EI 64, have been extended for a further period of two (2) weeks, with effect from Monday, 13th April, 2020.
- As announced already, the restrictions imposed on movement of persons in Accra, Tema, Kumasi and Kasoa, under EI 65, have been extended for a further period of one (1) week with effect from Monday, 13th April, 2020.
- All other provisions, including all exemptions in EI 64 and EI 65, are still in full force and effect.