President Akufo-Addo To Address Ghanaians On COVID-19 Fight Tonight
President Akufo Addo will later tonight Sunday, October 18, 2020 address the country on measures taken by the government to prevent the spread of Coronavirus in the country. The address is scheduled for 8 pm. This will be the president’s eighteenth address to the nation since
the first Coronavirus case in Ghana. His last address to the country was on September 20, 2020. Prior to that address, the cumulative number of COVID -19 was at 45,877 cases with 45,081 recoveries and 297 deaths. At the time, the active cases were 499. Meanwhile, as of
October 14, 2020, the cumulative case count has increased to 47,232 with 46,578 recoveries and 310 deaths. Active COVID -19 cases currently stand at 344. The first cases of COVID-19 hit the shores of Ghana in March 2020. Government imposed a number of
restrictions in the country with the hope of curbing the spread of the virus. Parts of the country were locked down while the sea, land and air borders were closed. But most of the restrictions have been lifted with the exception of the sea and land borders which are still closed.