President Akufo-Addo has called on Ghanaians to fast and seek God’s favour to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
The country witnessed her first death today as a Lebanese trader who got infected with virus passed on at the Okomfo Anokye Teaching Hospital.
As it stands now, the country has recorded 21 cases of the deadly disease with the infected persons quarantined and receiving treatment.
The President announced this today after his 3rd address to the nation on the latest updates on Coronavirus and measures taken by government to help fight the global pandemic.
Every country is taking preacitive measures to reduce the spread of the virus. The deadly disease is claiming the lives of people within a short period and there is no specific medication for the disease.
The Akufo-Addo led administration has put some measures in place to help fight the pandemic.
Government has shut down all schools from basic to the tertiary until further notice but have allowed final year students at the Junior and Senior High schools to go to school to sufficiently prepare for their final exams and for that, proper distancing protocols must be taken into consideration by school authorities.
Also, all public gatherings such as weddings, parties, funerals, political rallies, sporting events, church services and mosques have been suspended for the next four weeks. Nationals from countries with 200 recorded cases of coronavirus cases are not allowed to enter the country and all public officials have been asked not to travel in this crucial time.
All borders will be closed effective Monday, March 23rd.