The office of former President Jerry John Rawlings has been closed to the public for two weeks due to the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus in the country.
In a press statement copied to ABC News, the Communications Director of the Office of JJ Rawlings, Kobina Andoh Amoakwa said the decision to shut down the office is to protect the staff and visitors.
“The former President once again urges all Ghanaians to be mindful of their personal discipline and care as we work to combat the disease. He calls on all to wear their masks, maintain appropriate social distancing, cough etiquette and general hygiene protocols,” part of the statement read.
Ghana’s total COVID-19 cases stand at 23,463. The number of recoveries and discharges is 18,622 and deaths are 129.
There are currently 4,717 active cases.