Germany Grants Ghana €23 Million To Intensify COVID-19 Fight

President Akufo-Addo and German Chancellor Angela Merkel (image: Ghana Presidency)

Germany has made available an amount of €23 million to Ghana to enhance its response measures in curtailing the spread of COVID-19.

The German Ambassador to Ghana, Christoph Retzlaff announced this on Twitter on Thursday, April 23, 2020.

According to Mr Retzlaff, out of the amount, €13 million will be used as a first COVID-19 response to provide Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) for the Ghana Police Service and €10 million will be used for local COVID-19 response measures by Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies.

“Germany now made available 13 Mio EUR for Ghana as a first COVID response. Providing PPEs for Ghana Police Service and 10 Mio EUR for local Covid response measures by Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies,” the Mr Retzlaff wrote.

As of Wednesday, April, 22, 2020, Ghana confirmed a total of 1154 coronavirus cases including 120 recovery cases and 9 deaths.


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