Infographics: Akufo-Addo’s address to the nation on measures taken to combat coronavirus pandemic


President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Sunday, March 15, 2020, addressed the nation on measures taken by the government to stop the spread of coronavirus in the country.

As part of the measure, the President placed a ban on all public gatherings including conference, workshops, funerals, festivals, political rallies and church activities and related events.

This directive he said, will be in force for the next four weeks.

The president also ordered the closure of all educational institutions until further notice.

“All universities, Senior High Schools and basic schools ie public and private schools, will be closed Monday, March 16, 2020, till further notice. The Ministry of Education, in collaboration with the Ministry of Communication, has been tasked to roll out distance learning programmes,” he said.

President Akufo-Addo, however, stressed that “BECE and WASSCE candidates will be allowed to attend school to prepare for their examinations but with prescribed social distancing protocols.”

Below are some infographics from the President address:


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