10 May 2020 – Extended restriction on public gatherings and border closures

Type of Intervention: Specific Action, Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Media/Arts/Culture, Health
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Gatherings, businesses, and services; Finance policy and financial aid; Aid distributed to community groups
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Government of Ghana

Overview: Restriction on Public Gatherings extended to the end of May, 2020 while government pledges 5,000 PPES will be donated to the media.

Full details here: http://presidency.gov.gh/index.php/briefing-room/speeches/1582-president-akufo-addo-provides-update-on-ghana-s-enhanced-response-to-covid-20

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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: All backlog of test samples collected during the lockdown have been carried out. The number of of covid 19 cased have gone up with 4700. 494 recoveries, 22 deaths and 4184 active cases hence the extension on the public gathering ban. Regarding the support to the media, the media has been at the forefront with their reportage and coverage and government the support of PPEs to protect them from infection