Akufo-Addo extends restrictions on public gatherings


The President, Nana Akufo-Addo has extended the restrictions on public gatherings issued he issued about a month ago.

The restrictions were issued as part of measures by the government to contain the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

With the ban set to expire this week, the President has issued a new directive which extends that by two weeks.

A statement from the presidency reads as follows:

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 week with effect from Monday.

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


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