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Akufo-Addo extends border closure for two more weeks



Akufo-Addo extends border closure for two more weeks

The President announced the order among others in his 7th Covid-19 update on Sunday, April,19, 2020.

“As has been established, the overwhelming majority of confirmed cases have come from travellers or from people who have come into contact with travellers. It’s therefore incumbent on us to continue to be vigilant of about travellers into our country until further notice,” he stressed.

Meanwhile, the partial Lockdown imposed on the Greater Accra, Kumasi, Kasoa and Tema by the President has been lifted effective 1:00 am on Monday.

“I must make it clear that lifting these restrictions does not mean, we’re letting our guard down,” the President noted in a Televised broadcast on Sunday, adding all other measures are firmly in place and has not been relaxed.

The COVID-19 cases in Ghana have jumped to 1042, President Akufo-Addo has announced.

The increase in numbers is as a result of 68, 591 tests conducted, the President noted.

According to President Akufo-Addo, nine people have died from the disease while 99 people have recovered and discharged.


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