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General News of Friday, 27 March 2020

Source: Class FM

Coronavirus: Akufo-Addo to address nation

The Majority Leader in Parliament, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu has told Parliament that President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will be addressing the nation today over issues surrounding the coronavirus outbreak.

Accra100.5FM’s parliamentary correspondent, Richard Appiah Sarpong reports that Minister of Parliamentary Affairs made the revelation while reading a business statement on the floor of the House.

The address will be in the evening, Appiah reported.

“Because of the rapid unfolding events [about the coronavirus], the President will be addressing the nation today,” the Majority Leader said.

Ghana has recorded 136 cases of the virus with three deaths.

There have been calls by groups including the Ghana Medical Association, to lock down the country.