President Akufo-Addo has banned all wedding and funeral receptions amid the rising cases of Coronavirus infections in the country.
While addressing the country yesterday, the President said the decision was a recommendation by the Covid-19 taskforce team in order to have a grip on the rising cases.
He further noted that all funerals and weddings must be held in open spaces while urging Ghanaians to continue wearing the nose mask.
“The wearing of masks continuous to be mandatory, and persons must respect the enhanced hygiene protocols; funerals should not go beyond the two-hour time duration. All such events must be held in open air spaces. Thirdly, the duration of such events is limited to two hours. There must be observance of the one (1) metre social distancing rule and fifthly, handshakes must be avoided.”
“Furthermore, given that people seating together to eat, laugh, dance and talk in large gatherings without masks are the riskiest activities for spreading the virus. All post event receptions particularly referring to wedding and funerals are banned,” he added.