President Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo has banned weddings, concerts, funerals, and parties effective immediately.
Speaking in update number 23rd on measures taken against the spread of the novel coronavirus, President Akufo-Addo disclosed that this has been necessitated by the upsurge in the number of positive cases.
According to him, private burials cannot however take place with a maximum of 25 people in attendance.
“The imposition of restrictions on our daily routines helped in reducing the prevalence of the pandemic in the country, and government has been left with no option but to re-introduce some of these restrictions in order to help save the situation.”
He continued that “So, until further notice, funerals, weddings, concerts, theatrical performances, and parties are banned. Private burials, with no more than 25 people, can take place, with the enforcement of the social distancing, hygiene and mask-wearing protocols.”
Beaches, night clubs, cinemas, and pubs shall continue to remain shut.