The novel coronavirus pandemic is destroying citizens across our world. No doubt, Ghanaians should be deeply concerned by the threat and the consequences of the pandemic for the lives of all people, and especially the people of this country, if it is allowed to get out of hand. The coronavirus shutdowns worldwide over the past two weeks have brought some countries to a halt. None of us has ever seen so much global economic activity vaporise so quickly – within days or even hours.

ADDRESS TO THE NATION BY PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC,
NANA ADDO DANKWA AKUFO-ADDO,
ON UPDATES TO GHANA’S ENHANCED RESPONSE TO THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC,
FRIDAY 27 MARCH 2020

Fellow Ghanaians, good evening.

President Akufo-Addo has made his fourth speech to the nation on extraordinary measures that his government and the state are taking to fight the spread of the coronavirus disease in Ghana.

Groups and individuals are mounting increasing pressure on the government to lock down the country to help curb the spread of the novel coronavirus disease.

Ghanaians are expected to observe today as a National Day of Fasting and Prayers to seek God’s intervention in the fight against COVID-19, following the appeal from President Akufo-Addo on Sunday.

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