Lockdown Extension To Be Decided Nextweek – Prez Akuffo-Addo

Lockdown Extension To Be Decided Nextweek- Prez Akuffo Addo

President Akufo-Addo has asserted that his government will decide whether or not to extend the lockdown imposed on parts of the country next week.

In a televised address to the nation on Sunday April 5, 2020 the president stated that the decision will largely be based on the results of the over 19,000 tests that have been conducted as a resultthe enhanced contact tracing exercise.

He said the decision of the government on the matter will be driven by science and available data.

Akufo-Addo also noted that 15,385 out of 19,276 contact persons had been reached through the enhanced contact tracing and their samples have been taken.

“Thiswill determine our future terms of action,” he added.