Covid-19:Restrictions on social activities-Akufo-Addo


President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has re-imposed restrictions on some social activities following the rise in Covid-19 cases in the country.

Akufo-Addo started his broadcast at exactly 8:00 pm on Sunday night addressing the current Covid-19 cases situation per the date available to him. According to him,” it was not good”.

According to the president, the government had no choice but to reintroduce the previous restrictive measures to help save the situation.

Funerals and Burials

The president said private burials with not more than 25 people could take place but with strict enforcement of social distancing, hygiene and mask-wearing protocols.

“Until further notice, funerals, weddings, concerts, theatrical performances and parties are banned,” he said.

President Nana Akufo-Addo indicated that as of Friday, January 29, 64 more people had died bringing the number of deaths to 416.

Work and Virtual events

He stressed the need for all workplaces, public and private to work from home. “All workplaces, public and private must employ a shift system for workers, in addition to the use of virtual platforms for business or work”.

Eating habit

The president also advised restaurants to provide packaged services and reduce seated services as much as they can.

Schools reopening

President Akufo-Addo appealed to school authorities and teachers to strictly enforce the Covid-19 protocol guidelines provided by the Ghana Education Service. Only a few cases have been reported among students since the reopening of schools.


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