Full List Of Areas Affected By President Akufo-Addo’s Two Week Lockdown + All The Exempted Essential Services

President Akufo-Addo during his fourth address to Ghanaians on March 27, about the improved measures the government was putting in place to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease, announced that there was going to be a partial lockdown in some areas.

The first gentleman stated that some key areas in Accra, Tema, Kasoa, and Kumasi will be affected by the partial lockdown that will come into effect from 1 am on Monday, March 30, 2020.

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Well, it was not all every town in this area that was affected by the lockdown and as such, zionfelix.net has chanced a list of all the areas affected plus the tall list of essential services that will not be affected by the lockdown which came into effect by the Imposition of Restrictions Act, 2020 (Act 1012).

Affected Areas In Greater Accra.
– Accra Metropolis
-Tema Metropolis
-Tema West
-Kpone Katamanso
-Krowor
-Ledzokuku
-Adentan
– Ashiaman
La-Nkwantanang-Madina
-La-Dade-Kotopon
-Okaikwei North
-Ablekuma North
-Ablekuma West
-Ablekuma Central
-Ayawaso East
-Ayawaso North
-Ayawaso West
-Ayawaso Central
-Ga North
-Ga West
-Ga South
-Ga Central
Ga East
-Korle-Klottey
-Weija/Gbawe
-Awutu Senya East

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Affected areas in the Greater Kumasi Metropolitan Area
*Kumasi Metropolis
*Asokwa
* Suame
*Old Tafo
*Oforikrom
*Asokore Mampong
*Kwadaso
*Atwima Nwabiagya
*Kwabre East
*Ejisu
*Afigya-Kwabre South
*Bosomtwe
*Atwima Kwanwoma
*Atwima Nwabiagya North

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-Everyone resident in these areas must stay at home for the next two weeks or 14 days.
-If you must go out, it must only be to get essential items such as food, water, medicine, undertake banking transactions, or to use public toilet facilities. But, as much as possible stay at home.

-There shall be, during this period, no inter-city movement of vehicles and aircraft for private or commercial purposes for the areas of the restrictive measures, except for vehicles and aircrafts providing essential services and those carrying cargo.

-Riders of motorbikes are not allowed to carry any additional person, and all intra-city passenger vehicles, such as trotros and taxis, must reduce the number of passengers in order to observe appropriate social distancing and hygiene protocols.

-All commercial vehicle stations shall observe appropriate hygiene protocols and social distancing.

Exempted individuals and institutions:
-Members of the Executive, Legislature and the Judiciary;
-Production, distribution and marketing of food, beverages, pharmaceuticals, medicine, paper and plastic packages.
-Environmental and sanitation activities;
-VALCO staff
-Road and Railway
construction workers;
-Mining workers;
-Fisherfolk;
-Members of the security agencies assigned lawful duties;
-The staff of electricity, water, telecommunications, e-commerce and digital service providers; and
-Fuel stations staff. – Exempted individuals and institutions:
-Members of the Executive, Legislature and the Judiciary;
-Production, distribution and marketing of food, beverages, pharmaceuticals, medicine, paper and plastic packages.
-Environmental and sanitation activities;
-VALCO staff
-Road and Railway
construction workers;
-Mining workers;
-Fisherfolk;
-Members of the security agencies assigned lawful duties;
-The staff of electricity, water, telecommunications, e-commerce and digital service providers; and
-Fuel stations staff.

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