Summary of President’s 6th Update on COVID-19

Story by Carlos Afanou

President Akuffu-Addo yesterday addressed Ghanaians for the Sixth time since the COVID-19 Pandemic broke out in Ghana .

In the recent address, the President extended the lockdown for a week and also announced some more relief packages for Ghanaians during these periods. Top News Ghana has provided a summary of the address.

Justification of boader closure and the mandatory isolation was successful hence it will remain closed until further notice.
About 10,000 contacts traced to be tested in the coming week. This has been successful.
378 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ghana.
Restriction of movement has been extended to One More Week subject to review.
Electricity Bills for lifeline consumers to be paid fully by Government. For all other categories, govt will pay 50% using March bills as a benchmark. This will be for the next 3 months ie April to June.
Excesses in the lockdown will be investigated to the later.
President thanked all countries, international institutions, local institutions who have donated to the country.
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