Government of Ghana has closed its borders effective Sunday, March 23, 2020, president Akuffo Addo has announced.
This is line with Government’s preventative measures against the spread of the pandemic coronavirus.
President Akuffo Addo made the declaration during his 3rd briefing on coronavirus this evening.
However, president Akuffo Addo said, the closure would not affect cargo cars and goods from neighbouring countries.
Ghana has also procured about 50,000 test kits to support the fight against the spread of the pandemic coronavirus.
Government has also started contacting retired health practitioners to support the fight against the virus.
Meanwhile, the Information Minister, Kwadwo Oppong Nkrumah has said, the country would be locked down amidst the quick spread of the virus.
Ghana has so far confirmed 16 cases of the pandemic coronavirus.