During Ghana’s lockdown period, several businesses were profoundly affected monetarily, in this manner, affected organizations particularly the small scale and medium-sized outfits were caught hanging.
Today 1st May, 2020, marks International World Workers Day and Ghana’s President, Nana Akufo-Addo has rolled out a soft loan of GH¢600m to support businesses in the country.
This is to save all organizations that have been financially affected by the pandemic. As indicated by the President, the spotlight will be on the Small and Medium Scale organizations.
In Ghana as well as around the globe, all organizations have been influenced by the pandemic with many of them discovering available resources to recover after COVID-19 ends.
Tending to the nation, Nana Akufo-Addo additionally told Ghanaians not to vilify people who were infected by coronavirus and had recovered. Reports are that, numerous individuals have been stigmatizing treated patients, subsequently such recovered people feel unwelcome back to the general public.
The President encouraged Ghanaians to cease from that act. Nana Addo has also extended the closure of Ghana’s borders by a month to maintain a strategic distance from more instances of the pandemic.
Ghana now has 2,074 cases of coronavirus, 17 deaths and 212 recoveries.