COVID-19 update: Key highlights from Akufo-Addo's 11th address to the nation

COVID-19 update: Key highlights from Akufo-Addo's 11th address to the nation

As part of measures put in place by government to ensure that Ghanaians are duly informed on the right things to do during the COVID-19 pandemic, President Akufo-Addo addresses the nation as and when the need arises.

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The addresses which are mostly recorded and televised have taken a particular trend where it is broadcast in the evening.

The president in his latest address on June 14, 2020, which happened to be the 11th, made some very key points.

In case you missed it, YEN.com.gh has listed 10 highlights from the president's address.

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1. Final year university students to return to school.

2. SHS students to return to school.

3.Schools to operate with half class size.

4. Still no mass gatherings as students return to school.

5. Veronica buckets and other relevant stuff to be provided at schools.

6. Increase in COVID-19 numbers indicates that the virus continues to spread.

7. Latest update on Ghana's case count.

8. Ghana has one of the lowest death rates in Africa.

9. President Akufo-Addo paid tribute to Takoradi Mayor who lost his life to the virus.

10. He also wished Health Minister Kwaku Agyeman Manu a speedy recovery.

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Meanwhile, President Nana Akufo-Addo on Sunday, June 14, 2020, announced that 54 COVID-19 patients have died so far in Ghana.

In his 11th COVID-19 address to the nation, President Akufo-Addo said the country’s case count has also shot up to 11,964 with 4,258 recoveries.

According to the president, the country has a total of 4,258 patients who have fully recovered and have been discharged and are now free of the virus.

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