19 April 2020 – President Akufo-Addo orders compulsory mask wearing in public

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Individual measures
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: President Akufo-Addo, Ministry of Health

Overview: Government orders Compulsory mask wearing outside to prevent community spreading of COVID 19
Full details here: https://www.theghanareport.com/coronavirus-government-orders-compulsory-mask-wearing/

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation, National – government
Evidence/Justification: This compulsory wearing of mask directive was given after the lockdown ban was lifted as a precaution to prevent the spread of COVID 19 due to the slightly relaxed restrictions