The President, Nana Akufo-Addo has extended the closure of the country’s border by a thirty day period.
He explained the extension is to permit the state to consist of the coronavirus pandemic which is wreaking havoc throughout the planet.
In result, the closure of all the country’s borders – land, air and sea – will be prolonged successful May possibly 4. The closures will, however, not use to products.
Addressing workers at a digital May well Working day celebration on the nationwide broadcaster GBC, he mentioned the extension is in order is to ensure that there is no chance of importation of coronavirus instances into the region.
On March 22, the President in his third handle to the country on measures govt is having to deal with the pandemic, announced the closure of the country’s borders.
“All that federal government is carrying out is supposed to attain 5 crucial objectives: limit and stop the importation of the virus, include its distribute, give satisfactory care for the ill, limit the effects of the virus on social and financial lifestyle, and inspire the expansion of our domestic capabilities and deepen our self-reliance,” he explained.
The President reviewed the directive on April 4, through the country’s 21-day lockdown when Ghana’s Covid-19 circumstances ended up mounting.
The extension he defined was to make certain the importation of the coronavirus continues to be curtailed, when govt promotions with the enhanced tracing and tests system presently underway.