Ghana keeps borders closed but eases restrictions


Ghana’s borders will remain shut until further notice as the country desperately battles the deadly Covid-19.

President Akufo-Addo made this disclosure on Sunday night as he eased a four-month social gathering restrictions in the West African country.

“Our borders remain closed until further notice,” he said.

The country had earlier lifted ban on domestic flights after parts of the country including the national capital Accra, went under lockdown.

Already 231 of its citizens have been enplaned into the country after they were deported from Kuwait last week. Thirty-five of them tested positive for the virus.

The country’s Covid-19 case count currently stands at 7,881 with 36 deaths and 2,841 recoveries.

Regional breakdown:

Greater Accra Region – 5,512

Ashanti Region – 1,184

Western Region – 421

Central Region – 393

Eastern Region – 117

Volta Region – 71

Western North Region – 67

Northern Region – 37

Oti Region – 26

Upper East Region – 26

Upper West Region – 22

North East Region – 2

Savannah Region – 1

Bono Region – 1

Bono East Region – 1

Ahafo Region – 0

By Jonathan Ofori, Daily Mail GH

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