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Taxis, ‘trotros’ ought to not traverse lockdown areas – Akufo-Addo

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Government has announced that no vehicles will be authorized to journey concerning parts selected for the partial lockdown as aspect of actions to include the distribute of Covid-19 in Ghana.

This restriction which can take impact on Monday, March 28, for the subsequent two weeks will affect sections of Accra, Tema and Kumasi.

President Akufo-Addo on Friday directed that intercity travel in these regions will only be restricted to the movement of important expert services.

“There shall be, all through this interval, no inter-town motion of autos and plane for non-public or business applications for the spots of the restrictive actions, besides for motor vehicles and aircrafts providing important providers and people carrying cargo,” he mentioned.

Nonetheless, commercial transportation in these metropolitan areas will be permitted to
proceed amid stringent social distancing and cleanliness protocols.

“All intra-city passenger cars, these as ‘trotros’ and taxis, need to minimize the range of passengers in purchase to notice correct social distancing and hygiene protocols…all industrial automobile stations shall notice suitable cleanliness protocols and social distancing. The Ministry of Transport has engaged the transport operators and unions in this regard,” President Akufo-Addo stated.

Business motorbike riders, identified as ‘Okada’ have also directed to desist from carrying any additional human being in the period of time.

The lockdown impacts areas in Accra, Tema, Kasoa and
Kumasi, exactly where sizeable quantities of infections have been recorded.

In accordance to the President, the directive is to empower
call tracing of persons who have arrive into get in touch with with people who have
tested positive for the lethal virus.

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