President Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo has lifted the ban on all religious activities in the country.
The new measure as announced by the president now permits a total of 100 people to attend church services and mosques for prayers.
Per the directive, there shall be one hour for each service with social distancing, wearing of mandatory facemasks and write down the names of all worshippers for easier contact tracing.
According to the president, this is the beginning of stage one of the process of easing restrictions in the country.
“An abridged format for religious services can commence. Twenty-five per cent attendance, with a maximum number of 100 congregants, can worship at a time in church or at the mosque, with a mandatory one-metre rule of social distancing between congregants”.
This was announced by President Akufo-Addo in a televised address on Sunday, May 31 2020.
The new directive takes effect from Friday, June 5, 2020.