30 March 2020 – Lockdown implemented for 2 weeks in Greater Accra and Greate Kumasi areas

Type of Intervention: Executiver Order, Regulation
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Domestic travel
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Government, Ministry of Health

Overview: (E.I.65): Imposition of Restrictions (Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19) Pandemic) Instrument, 2020 (No.2) which was passed on 30th March 2020. Additional restrictions and decision to extend the partial lockdown to contain and halt the spread of the virus within Ghana, especially in Accra, Tema, Kasoa and Kumasi, which have been identified by the Ghana Health Service as hotspots of the infections

Full details here: https://thechronicle.com.gh/lawyer-kweku-y-paintsil-examines-matters-arising-from-ghanas-imposition-of-restrictions-act-2020-act-1012/

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Scientific Evidence (e.g. academic paper, report)
Evidence/Justification: The extension of the restrictions was to prevent the spread of the virus