22 March 2020 – Ghana starts nationwide disintection of markets in the Greater Accra Region

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Health, Local Government
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Minister of Local Government and Regional Development

Overview: The president directed the Minster of Local Government and Rural Development to coordinate the disinfection of all markets in the country, starting from the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area to prevent the spread of COVID 19.
Full details here: https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/Local-Government-Ministry-to-coordinate-disinfection-of-137-markets-today-901276

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, GHANA HEALTH SERVICE
Source of Evidence or Justification: International – government
Evidence/Justification: Markets are crowded places where all citizens go to and has the potential to facilitate community spreading of the corona virus . Government gave the directive in response to advise from the Ghana Health Service