The President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo has revealed that the current lockdown has been extended by a period of one week.
This comes after the number of cases in the country increased to 378 with the number of deaths being six.
Before extending the lockdown, the president indicated that 79% of Ghana’s Coronavirus cases were imported with 297 out of the 378 people who have tested positive being travellers.
The president also announced that Ghana’s borders will be shut down until further notice and this move will help the government contain and possibly eliminate the virus.
The extention will be effective on 13 April 2020.