Public Gathering Restrictions Extended By 2 Weeks

President Nana Akufo-Addo has extended the initial one-month ban on public gatherings including religious activities and funerals by an additional two weeks.

The extension comes into full force after he signed the Executive Instrument to give effect to the new measure.

The Director of Communications at the Presidency, Eugene Arhin said the extension takes effect from Monday, 13th April 2020. He also reiterated the President’s directive for the restricted movement of persons within Accra, Tema and Kumasi to be extended by an additional week.

He said as announced already, the restrictions imposed on the movement of persons in Accra, Tema, Kumasi and Kasoa, under EI 65, have been extended for a further period of one week with effect from Monday.

All other provisions, including all exemptions in EI 64, and EI 65, are still in full force and effect,”

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