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The Ghana Medical Association is urging the government to as a matter of urgency restrict all social gatherings such as parties, funeral, and weddings. In a statement released a short while ago, the President of the GMA, Dr Frank Ankobea warned the rising incidence of  covid-19 cases is worrying and pose a great danger to the economy.

Earlier today, Information Minister-designate,Kojo Oppong Nkrumah warned that the government may be compelled to institute another lockdown if things do not improve. According to him if the upward trend of the coronavirus infection in Ghana persists, the president will have no option but to lock down the country.

Ghana has recorded 3,286 active cases of the coronavirus as of Monday, January 25, according to the Ghana Health Service (GHS). The death toll is now 367, the GHS added.  So far, the country has recorded a total of 60,794 cases with 57,141 recoveries and discharges.

The Ofoase Ayirebi Member of Parliament, addressing the media on Monday, January 25 said “There is a possibility of a lockdown and other restrictions. If this trend continues, then yes that is where we are heading.

Below is the statement is the statement by the GMA