Just in: Akufo-Addo outlines enhanced measures against spread of COVID-19


Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo in an address to the nation has outlined enhanced measures taken against the further spread of coronavirus otherwise known as Covid-19.

This follows a 6-hour meet with the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Covid-19 rapid response.

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Among the measures outlined, the president placed an immediate ban on public gatherings including conferences, funerals, political rallies, religious gatherings and related activities as part of measures against the spread of Covid-19 in the country.


President Akufo-Addo in an address today [Sunday], March 15, 2020, stated that the ban will be in full force for the next four weeks.

This comes after the Director Public Heath at Ghana Health Service, Dr Badu Sarkodie announced at a press confirmed that Ghana has recorded six cases of coronavirus. The six confirmed cases are people who reported travelled into the country.

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Ghana’s Minsitry of Health and Information announced an advisory on how to manage the development against further spread of the deadly disease.

Following an Inter-Ministerial Committee meeting, President Nana Akufo-Addo outlined enhanced measures to prevent spread of Covid-19 in an address to the nation.

Watch full address to the nation below:

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