The president of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, has stoped a three-week lockdown in two cities, citing improved coronavirus testing and the “severe” impact of the restrictions on the poor and vulnerable in the West African nation.
He announded that Accra and Kumasi, two of the biggest cities , can re-open Monday and citizens can return to their jobs and their normal way of life, as he said. He added that this is not an indifferent desision of the goverment but a decision they had to make in order poor people no to be apart and have more problems. Also, public gatherings and school closure were still in place.
He advised Ghanaians to wear masks when going outside and to continue adhering to social distancing measures in public places.