President Akufo-Addo has until further notice prohibited funerals, weddings , parties and concerts from taking place in order to halt the spread of the new novel, Covid-19.
In its 23rd address to the nation on government steps to restrict the spread of the latest coronavirus, said private burials should not exceed 25 people.
“Private burials with no more than 25 people can take place with the enforcement of the social distancing, hygiene and mask wearing protocols”, he stated.
He said that the situation in the country has changed from 200 to 700 cases a day compared to two weeks ago.
“In effect, fellow Ghanaians, we have a lot of work to do in coming to grips with the disease.
“The imposition of restrictions in our daily routines helped in reducing the prevalence of the pandemic in the country, and government has been left with no option but to re-introduce some of these restrictions in order to help save the situation,” he said.
President Akufo-Addo said beaches, night clubs, cinemas, and pubs continue to be shut.
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In his eighth television broadcast, on 15 March 2020, the president first banned all public meetings in order to curb COVID-19 spread throughout the world.
At that time, only six cases had been reported in Ghana.
In his ninth address, President Akufo-Addo extended the ban on public gatherings until the end of May 2020.
President Akufo-Addo declared on June 5, 2020 in an attempt to ease Covid-19 limits on the presence of up to 100 worshipers in churches, mosques or other places of worship.
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