03 April 2020 – Closure of Ghana’s borders extended by 2 weeks

Type of Intervention: Regulation
Sectors Involved: Foreign Affairs, Immigration, Tourism
Intervention Categories: International travel measures
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

Overview: resident Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has extended the closure of Ghana’s borders by two weeks.

The extension takes effect from midnight April 5, 2020.

The Minister for Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah in a Tweet on Saturday said; “President Akufo-Addo has by a new Executive Instrument, EI 66, extended the closure of Ghana’s borders by another two weeks effective midnight tomorrow April 5.”
Full details here: http://moi.gov.gh/akufo-addo-extends-closure-of-ghanas-borders-by-two-weeks/

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Scientific Evidence (e.g. academic paper, report)
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – academic, National – government
Evidence/Justification: Further extension of restrictions to contain and manage positive COVID 19 cases and prevent spreading