The minister cautioned the public towards going out of their homes until it dire
The Info Minister has mentioned people ought to support President Akufo-Addo assuring that each individual federal government conclusion is in the general public interest.
Kojo Oppong Nkrumah mentioned, “All the selections the President has taken is in our fascination. If we say stay at house, make sure you keep at property. If you have to stage out, not a lot more than your neighbourhood, not even further than your electoral spot.”
He cited the conditions of persons in obligatory quarantine who
exposed them selves to their colleagues who tested optimistic while they agitated
and tried out to defy the determination to hold them absent from the general public.
Mr Oppong Nkrumah was talking on JoyNews’ exclusive present, ‘The Lockdown”, March 29, 2020.
This was hrs ahead of the 14 days partial lockdown directive by the President took turned effective at 1 am on March 30.
The Minister responded to several questions and considerations raised by viewers on the implementation of the directive to keep at dwelling for 14 times to comprise the distribute of Covid-19 in the nation.
Now, 3 towns, Accra, Tema and Kumasi are observing partial lockdown exactly where individuals are not meant to go out of their properties besides for necessities.
However, this excludes critical support providers like foodstuff
vendors, the media, health care professionals and some others.
During the lockdown interval, these personnel are supposed to
provide an identity card that will serve as a move to go via the various
law enforcement checkpoints in the town.
At present, there are 152 confirmed good instances of coronavirus
in Ghana and 5 fatalities. In the meantime, 2 of these instances have recovered.
In the face of this, a number of organisations and people today
have known as on the president to declare a total lockdown of the nation.