H.E. Nana Akufo-Addo announced a somewhat partial lockdown in Greater Accra, and Kumasi, during his 4th COVID-19 address to the nation, on Friday night.
The restricted access takes effect at 1 am on Monday, March 30, 2020, for the next two (2) weeks.
In Greater Accra, the following areas will be affected by this directive: Accra, and Tema Metropolis, Tema West, Ledzokuku, Krowor, Adentan, Ashaiman, La-Nkwantanang-Madina, La-Dade-Kotopon, Okaikwei, Ablekuma North, Ablekuma West, and Ablekuma Central Municipal. Others are Ayawaso East, Ayawaso, North, Ayawaso West, Ayawaso Central, Ga West, Ga North, Ga Central, Ga South, Ga East, Korle-Klottey, Weija/Gbawe, Kpone Katamanso, and Awutu Senya East Municipality.
In the Kumasi Metro and its contiguous districts, the following areas are affected: Kumasi Metropolis, Asokwa, Suame, Old Tafo, Oforikrom, Asokore Mampong, Kwadaso, Atwima Nwabiagya, Kwabre East, and Ejisu Municipality. Others are Afigya-Kwabre South, Bosomtwi, Atima Kwanwoma, and Atwia Nwabiagya North District.
During this period, there will be no inter-city movement of vehicles and aircraft for private or commercial purposes in these areas, except those that are providing essential services and carrying cargo.