Ghanaians took to the streets to celebrate in numbers after President Nana Akufo-Addo, lifted the 21-day coronavirus lockdown in the country.
The government lifted a 21-day lockdown of its biggest cities after the restrictions gave the government enough time to improve its preparedness for the coronavirus pandemic.
Residents of the capital, Accra, and major centers will be allowed to return to work from Monday even though other restrictions such as school closures and a ban on sport and religious meetings remain in place, Akufo-Addo said.
The news drew wild celebrations in the country, as Ghanaians took to the street to rejoice.
Watch video of them celebrating
Ghanaians rejoice as their president lifts 21-day lockdown order. pic.twitter.com/Ay6dfc0KSP
— Laila Ijeoma | Lailasnews.com (@LailaIjeoma) April 20, 2020