COVID-19: Ghana extends closure of borders

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Nana Addo-Akufo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has extended the closure of Ghana’s borders for two more weeks.
The President announced this during his seventh address to the nation on Sunday, April 19, 2020.
He said the extension of the border closure order is to ensure that there is no risk of importation of COVID-19 into the country.
“As has been established, the overwhelming majority of confirmed cases have come from travellers or from people who have come into contact with travellers. It is, therefore, incumbent on us to continue to be vigilant about travellers into our country until further notice…I have, thus, signed an Executive Instrument, to extend the closure of our borders for two (2) more weeks, beginning Monday, 20th April,” the President added.

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