Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Executive Office, Police and Internal Affairs
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Allowing domestic travel
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: President, Ministry of Local government and regional development
Overview: The President lifts ban on partial lockdown of Greater Accra and Greater Kumasi but enhanced restrictions remain.
Full details here: http://presidency.gov.gh/index.php/briefing-room/news-style-2/1565-president-akufo-addo-lifts-partial-lockdown-but-keeps-other-enhanced-measures-in-place?fbclid=IwAR1Pk4AL5zHCN-80GEKVrLVDkHRnksvtEFdMCW2Znj3t3PfMTJu3vwmLgwQ
Other links: 1
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 – other
Evidence/Justification: The essence of the partial lockdown was to quarantine, test returning travellers and aggressive contact tracing. Ghana having received the test results of some 68,591 contacts, and with the majority of tests being undertaken over the last 3 weeks, 1,042 persons, i.e. 1.5%, have been confirmed as positive, with 67,549, i.e. 98.5%, testing negative.
Additionally, 99 persons have recovered and have been discharged, with 930 persons, who have been isolated responding to treatment either in their homes or in treatment facilities. There there was the need to open up the economy