President Akufo-Addo is expected to address the nation tonight on the country's fight against COVID-19.
This will be the tenth time such a televised address will be delivered by the President since Ghana confirmed its first two cases of COVID-19 on March 12
President Akufo-Addo is scheduled to deliver the address at 10:00 pm.
Ghanaians are expectant that President Akufo-Addo during the address will ease the various restrictions imposed on Ghanaians as part of measures to fight COVID-19.
Economist warns against easing of restrictions
Meanwhile, a Health Economist at the University of Ghana Business School, Dr. Gordon Abekah Nkrumah has advised against the lifting of the Coronavirus restrictions without a critical assessment of the impact the move will have on the medico-socio-economic activities in the country.
He argues that any attempt to relax the embargoes should be properly thought through devoid of any political expediency.
Ghana’s COVID-19 case count
Per the latest [31st May 2020] Ghana Health Service (GHS) statistics on COVID-19 in Ghana, the confirmed cases in Ghana are now 7,881. The number includes 36 victims who have succumbed and 2,841 people who have recovered.