Covid-19: ban on public gatherings extended by two more weeks

Goverment has extended the restrictions on public gatherings and other related activities by two more weeks effective Monday, 13th April to stem the spread of the Covid-19 virus.

President Akufo-Addo in March imposed a ban on all public gatherings including religious activities, weddings, funerals, conferences and workshops as part of measures to fight the Novel Coronavirus outbreak in Ghana.

The Covid-19 cases in Ghana has risen to 408 with 8 deaths out of 27,346 test cases.

Director of Communications at the Jubilee House Eugene Arhin said the president has signed another Executive Instrument (EI) extending the ban.

“President Akufo-Addo has signed the Executive Instrument (EI) extending the duration of the restrictions imposed under EI 64 and EI 65,” Eugene Arhin wrote on Facebook.

Read copy of post below:

President Akufo-Addo has signed the Executive Instrument (EI) extending the duration of the restrictions imposed under EI 64 and EI 65.

  1. The restrictions imposed on public gatherings, under EI 64, have been extended for a further period of two (2) weeks, with effect from Monday, 13th April, 2020.
  2. As announced already, the restrictions imposed on movement of persons in Accra, Tema, Kumasi and Kasoa, under EI 65, have been extended for a further period of one (1) week with effect from Monday, 13th April, 2020.
  3. All other provisions, including all exemptions in EI 64 and EI 65, are still in full force and effect.

Source: tamaleonline.net

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