The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has provided enhanced easing of restrictions imposed on religious activities.
According to him, only 100 persons must be allowed into in a church or mosque in way of controlling coronavirus epidemic.
He disclosed this tenth address on Sunday, May 31, 2020 on measures taken to control the spread of coronavirus epifemic.
“As I stated in my May Day address, I’m now in a position to outline the roadmap for easing safely the restrictions. Ours is going to be a fazed approach involving a selective list of public gatherings based on the risk profile, socio-economic effect and most importantly, our capacity to enforce, respond and prevent a flare-up in cases. With effect from Friday, 5th June, we will begin stage one of the process of easing restrictions. An abridged format for religious services can commence. Twenty-five percent attendance with a maximum number of congregants can worship at a time in church or mosque with the mandatory one-meter rule of social distancing between congregants,” he noted.
“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,” Akufo-Addo said in his 10th address to the nation on Sunday, May 31.
Ghana’s Covid-19 case count currently stands at 7,881 with 2,841 recoveries and 36 deaths.
By: Richard Obeng Bediako / Kingdom 107.7 FM / Kingdom TV/ Kingdomfmonline.com / Richardobengbediako@gmail.com / Ghana / 2020