The Ministry of Information in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and the Ghana Health Service is holding a press briefing to update Ghanaians on measures taken by the government to stop the spread of Coronavirus in Ghana.
Coming to you live from the Ministry of Information Press Centre, the briefing is expected to be addressed by the Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah and other government officials at the forefront of governments fight against the virus.
Issues to be addressed in today’s briefing include: Heightened enforcement of Stay at Home Orders, Provisions for the Homeless and the vulnerable, as well as the launch of a COVID-19 Information Contact Centre.
Ghana has a total of 161 confirmed cases of COVID-19 as at today Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 7:40am.
The figure includes 5 deaths, 3 full recoveries and 104 cases that are currently responding well to treatment.
The government of Ghana has been implementing and updating measures aimed at managing the spread of coronavirus in the country. On Monday, some cities in the country including Greater Accra, Greater Kumasi, and Kasoa were placed under a two-week partial lockdown.
The government has also indicated it will be embarking on a mass testing spree to catch up with cases that are yet to be detected especially in areas marked as hotspot zones.
Watch live the Minister’s Press Briefing below