President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has announced an easing Covid-19 restrictions in Ghana.There is a review on the ban on social gatherings which were imposed as part of measures to curb the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.
These include conferences, weddings and workshops.
Also, restaurants providing seated services can operate under strict social distancing and hygiene arrangements.
These latest directives were announced during 31st May’s Covid-19 update by the President.
“I know, however,.that we cannot live with Covid-19 restrictions forever, and that it is imperative we find a safe way to return our lives to normalcy as other nations across the globe are trying to do”, the President opined.
Following Ghana’s first recorded cases of the Covid-19 pandemic, President in his April 5 2020 address, announced restrictions on public.and social gathering.
The Covid-19 restrictions affected, schools, Churches, Mosques and funeral rites of more than 25 people.
But in his latest address, President Akuffo-Addo, has eased restrictions. A total of 100 people can now attend church services and mosques for prayers.
This takes effect from Friday June 5, 2020.
Final year students in Junior High, Senior High, and the tertiary levels are returning to school on different dates in the month of June amid strict social distancing rules.
However, nightclubs, beaches and pubs still remain closed.
Ghana’s Covid-19 case count stands at 8,070 with 2,947 recoveries as at 31st May 2020..
By Salifu B.B. Moro