COVID-19: Ghanaian President, Nana Akufo-Addo, lifts partial lockdown after 3 weeks

Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo has addressed the nation for the seventh time since the country confirmed its first two cases of COVID-19 on March 12, 2020.

In his seventh address on Sunday night, Akufo-Addo announced the lifting of the restriction to movements of persons in the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area and Kasoa, and the Greater Kumasi Metropolitan Area and its contiguous districts which has been in place for three weeks.

Ghana has so far tested 68,591 contacts, 1,042 persons, i.e. 1.5%, have been confirmed as positive, with 67,549, i.e. 98.5%, testing negative. 99 persons have recovered and have been discharged with nine death toll, while 930 persons, who have been isolated are responding to treatment either in their homes or in treatment facilities.

The President said: "Indeed, Ghana is the only other country in Africa to have conducted more than sixty thousand tests, and we are ranked number one (1) in Africa in administering of tests per million people".

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