Covid-19: Ghana extends closure of borders for another two weeks

Government is committed to fighting the deadly Novel Coronavirus as it strengthens measures to curtail the spread of the virus.

The country has recorded a total of 205 comfirmed cases, 31 recoveries and 5 deaths in six regions.

Information Minister Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah announced President Akuffo-Addo has extended the closure of borders for two more weeks.

According to him, the closure takes effect Sunday, 5th April 2020 as part of measures to prevent the importation of new cases into the country.

President Akuffo-Addo last Month (March) announced the closure of borders in Ghana except for cargo and essential services including closure of schools and the banning of social gathering.

Mr. Oppong-Nkrumah who announced the extension via Twitter wrote; “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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