7 Key Reasons Why President Akufo Addo Decided To Suspend Lockdown Despite 1042 Confirmed Cases In Ghana

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President of Ghana, Nana Akufo Addo in his 7th Address yesterday, 19th April 2020 announced the suspension of the partial lockdown in the Greater Accra Region and larger parts of Kumasi.

The 3 weeks partial lockdown in Greater Accra Region and larger parts of Kumasi was aimed at containing the spread of the deadly coronavirus.

Well, despite the confirmed cases hitting 1042 within those 3 weeks of the lockdown, the President decided to lift the partial lockdown.

His decision has created mixed reactions among Ghanaians and some have taken to social media to voice out their thoughts.

Well, we at thedistin.com have gathered 7 key reasons why the President decided to suspend the lockdown which he made mention in his address.

Here Are The 7 Reasons Listed By President;

1. Our ability to conduct aggressive contact tracing of infected persons.

2. An improvement in the capacity of testing.

3. Expansion in the number of treatment and isolation centers.

4. Our better understanding of the dynamism of the virus.

5. The Severe Impact of the lockdown on the poor and vulnerable in society.

6. Our ability to produce our own personal protective equipment, sanitizers and medicines.

7. Incredible success chalked at curtailing the spread of the virus in Accra and Kumasi.