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COVID-19: Akufo-Addo extends Ghana’s border closure by another two weeks

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah
President Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has extended Ghana’s border closure by another two weeks effective Sunday, April 5, 2020.

Announcing the date, Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah tweeted that:

Kojo Oppong Nkrumah

@konkrumah

Hi Folks, President @NAkufoAddo has by a new executive instrument, EI 66, extended the closure of Ghana’s borders by another two weeks effective midnight tomorrow April 5.

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Kojo Oppong Nkrumah

@konkrumah

Mr President believes that these tough decisions are necessary to protect the lives of Ghanaians despite the inconvenience it causes to many.

Kojo Oppong Nkrumah

@konkrumah

We continue to thank essential service providers who are at the frontlines of this covid-19 response program. We also thank the people of Ghana for their cooperation thus far.

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It will be recalled that on March 21, 2020, President Akufo-Addo announced total closure of Ghana’s borders as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

“This closure will not apply to goods, supplies and cargo,” he said in the address then.

Ghana has recorded 205 COVID-19 cases with five deaths.

Source:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah

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