Oppong Nkrumah Hints Of A Possible Partial Lockdown
Following the outbreak of Coronavirus,the govt of Ghana is said to be considering an option to call for another partial lockdown as new measures to put the pandemic under control.
This was made known by Hon Kojo Oppong Nkrumah,the Minister of Information in a press conference while commenting on calls for localized covid-19 cases which has increased Ghana’s cases to 19,388 as of July 4,2020.
“In terms of the possibility of the reintroduction of restrictions, we have always said that all cards remain on the table,” he said.
“As the analysis goes on, how we have complied with this bit of the easing will inform the next line of action. A re-imposition of restrictions in some areas or further easing will all be determined by the outcomes as we observe them moving forward,” Mr. Oppong Nkrumah explained.
Recall that somewhat in April,2020, His Excellency the President lifted the partial lockdown he imposed on some region which were said to be the main hotspot of the viral virus (i.e)Accra, Tema, Kumasi and Kasoa. As at that time, Ghana’s covid-19 cases was at 1,042.
By way of updates,Ghana’s covid-19 cases according to Ghana Health Service have count to 19,388 where as clinical recoveries stands 114,330 with 117 deaths as of July 4,2020.