The government of Ghana has extended the ban on public gatherings in Ghana for another period of two weeks.
It could be recalled that the government banned all public gatherings including religious services, funerals, parties and other social gatherings for four weeks.
The ban on public gathering was to curb the rate at which the deadly Coronavirus was spreading. However, the president as not long ago signed another Executive Instrument which has further extended the ban.
This was revealed by the Director of Communications at the Presidency, Eugene Arhin in a recent Facebook post.
His post reads;
“President Akufo-Addo has signed the Executive Instrument (EI) extending the duration of the restrictions imposed under EI 64 and EI 65.
1. The restrictions imposed on public gatherings, under EI 64, have been extended for a further period of two (2) weeks, with effect from Monday, 13th April, 2020.
2. As announced already, the restrictions imposed on movement of persons in Accra, Tema, Kumasi and Kasoa, under EI 65, have been extended for a further period of one (1) week with effect from Monday, 13th April, 2020.
3. All other provisions, including all exemptions in EI 64 and EI 65, are still in full force and effect.”