- President Nana Akufo-Addo has reiterated his order for people to stay at home
- As part of the president’s initiative to stop the spread of the deadly coronavirus, Akufo-Addo on March 27, 2020 gave a directive to the security agencies to lockdown some regions in the country.
- In a post shared on Instagram today by the Akufo-Addo, he re-echoed his earlier directive for people to stay at home during this period of the lockdown
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Ghana’s President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has once again asked people to stay home as some major parts of the country undergo two weeks lockdown.
On March 27, 2020, President Nana Akufo-Addo, as part of his initiative to stop the spread of the deadly coronavirus gave a directive to the security agencies to lockdown some regions in the country -Accra, Tema, Kasoa, and Kumasi-.
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Today happens to be the day one of the lockdown and in a post sighted by YEN.com.gh, Akufo-Addo urged Ghanaians to once again stay at home in this lockdown people to avoid the spread of the deadly coronavirus.
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He captioned the photo saying "#StayAtHome #SpreadCalmNotFear"
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To control activities and prevent further spread of the virus, security personnel have been deployed into the restricted zones (Accra, Tema and Kumasi) to ensure compliance.
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that the lockdown in Accra had started well today as most streets in the capital appear dead to human and vehicular traffic.
YEN.com.gh brings you the 1st video showing some major business streets that have all become ghost towns because of the lockdown in the capital.
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President Akufo-Addo recently outlined stringent measures including a partial lockdown of major cities in Ghana to help prevent and contain further spread of the coronavirus.
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