Prez. Akufo-Addo Extends Ban On Public Gatherings By Two Weeks

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

He made this known during his eighth televised address to the nation on the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in the country on Sunday, April 26, 2020.

The extension comes into full force on Monday, April 27, 2020, at 1:00 am.

The President updates number eight .

  • As it stands Ghana has 1550 infected cases, 11 death with 155 recoveries. He said in his updates that Greater Accra has reported more cases in this pandemic.

He thank the media for their great work done during this period.

  • He encourage each and everyone to continue to use the face masks, practice social distancing and also continue to follow the restricted protocols which are put in places. He has added two restrictions

▪️ 2 Weeks Extension on social and public gatherings

to all the initial restrictions protocols. Anyone who tries to enter the country illegally will be dealt with be it a Ghanaian or not.

  • More and more hospitals are going to be constructed in the various regions to help fight some of these kinds of diseases. Nana Addo says he is now going to construct 88 District hospitals in the country .

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Government has decided to undertake a major investment in our health care system.

We will undertake the construction of 88 new hospitals across the country. Each will be a quality, standard design 100-bed facility – President@NAkufoAddo_

  • He went on to encourage all Muslims to stay home and pray during their Ramadan festival and very soon things will get much better.

Summary of President’s 8th Address on COVID-19

  1. Lockdown was lifted after careful analysis of data & science and economic considerations including the negative effects in the informal sector.

  2. Thankful to the media and health workers. Additional locally made PPEs supplied to the health workers.

  3. Thankful to USA for the medical supplies.

  4. Follow strictly guidelines issued by Ghana Health Service on wearing of Nose & Mouth Mask.

  5. Consultations with some interest groups including religious groups came into consensus that the restrictions for Public Gatherings should be extended for additional 2 Weeks.

  6. Ghanaians must stop the unpatriotic act of assisting foreigners into the country through unapproved routes.

  7. Govt has decided to embark on investment in health infrastructure this year. A total of 88 health facilities to be started and completed within 1 year. The health facility would each be 100 bed with bungalows for health workers.

  8. Muslims in this month of Ramadan are encouraged to pray at HOME.

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