Ghana Lifts Coronavirus Lockdown

Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo has announced an end to the country's partial COVID-19 lockdown, becoming one of the first African countries to ease such restrictions. Akufo-Addo said the nation is not letting down its guard against the pandemic: public gatherings are still banned, schools remain closed and social distancing measures continue. In addition, the borders will remain closed for a further two weeks.

President Nana Akufo-Addo addresses the Executive Committee of the Ghana Medical Association at Jubilee House on April 20, 2020. He explained the rationale behind the lifting of the lockdown.

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