The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has extended restrictions imposed on public gatherings by two weeks.
Following the outbreak of the deadly novel coronavirus in Ghana, the President on March 15 banned public gatherings including churches, funerals, weddings, schools in a bid to stem the spread of the pandemic for four weeks.
But a statement issued by the Office of the President on Sunday, April 12, 2020 said President Akufo-Addo has signed the Executive Instrument (EI) extending the duration of the restrictions imposed under EI 64 and EI 65.
“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,” the statement said.
It also reiterated that the extension of restrictions imposed on movement of persons in Accra, Tema, Kumasi and Kasoa, under EI 65, for a further period of one week with effect from Monday, 13th April, 2020.
“All other provisions, including all exemptions in EI 64 and EI 65, are still in full force and effect,” it added.
Source: 3news.com | Ghana