Some Update from this afternoon’s press conference on COVID 19 by Ghana Ministry of Information


Some Update from this afternoon’s press conference on COVID 19 by Ghana Ministry of Information on 29.03.2020🇬🇭🇬🇭🇬🇭

1. Security services will approach this lock down with a humanitarian face
It’s not a war
Police will take the.lead and GAF will support

2. Report early.if you have any symptoms

3. All bars and nite clubs are to remain closed during the lock down

4. Don’t hold back critical information …. Every citizen must this fight

5. Restaurants and other food deliveries are to operate online

6. Non food dealers are to stay at.home

7. 31 COVID patients are been treated from home in isolation from their families

8. Hospitals are to give priority to COVID 19 issues

9. Exempted institutions like manufacturing companies and even that only critical workers

Have your IDs on you always

Staff buses must be used by exempted institutions
These buses must have special stickers provided by the security services

10. Restrictions are for Accra …Kumasi……Kasoa areas for now
And no travels from or to the restricted areas during the lock down

11. 2000 Security personnel to be deployed during the lockdown

12. The local area waakye seller will be still allowed to sell

13. Markets will remain opened
Do essential purchases in your local areas

14. Government workers to work remotely from home

15. Only critical cases will be attended to in the courts

16. Media is exempted from the lock down
But must carry staff ID card at all times and must be in branded vehicles or apparel

17. There will be a naval contingent at sea

18. Air force personnel will air lift essential medical supplies

19. Financial institutions must rationalize their operations and minimize workers coming to work

20. Ports remain open for public business
But only critical workers

Staff IDs must be on you always

21. Those using public toilets must proof enough that … thats where they are going and nowhere else

22. GPRTU…to ensure social distancing in vehicles by reducing the numbers per car

23. Private security services are exempted from the lock down but must be in Uniform and have ID cards always

24. ALL category of health workers are exempted from the lock down

25. ALL other operations are in force by the Security services eg. Operation CALM Life(Night patrols to combat armed robbery)

26. Security personnel will be professional in their duties and citizens must comply to security directives

27. ALL borders still remain CLOSED

28. National COVID 19 Trust fund inaugurated chaired by former Chief Justice Sofia Akuffo
Individuals are to freely donate to the fund

President Akuffo Addo & the Vice President Bawumia have donated their 3 month’s salaries respectively into the fund already to help our the most vulnerable in these times

29. Guinness Ghana has made available 1500 cases of MG PET to all frontline workers fighting COVID 19

30. Citizens must.provide the necessary information to help fight the spread of the virus and stay home



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