COVID 19: Ghana Closes Down Schools, Universities And Public Social Meetings

The Government of Ghana led by the President His Excellency Nana Akufo-Addo has declared a restriction on all public social gatherings in an address to the country following the speed at which Coronavirus is spreading.

The President has requested the closure of all schools including Universities in Ghana as his government is finding a way to stop the spread of the coronavirus malady.

Prior on 15th March, 2020, Ghana’s Health specialists announced that six instances of the infection have been recorded in the country within a time of under 48 hours.

The President has articulated the conclusion of every single educational institution with impact from Monday, March 16, 2020 until further notification. He also requested the suspension of every public social gathering for the next 30 days.

These public gatherings incorporate conferences, workshops, memorial services, festivals, political assemblies, sporting events and religious meetings, for example, gatherings in houses of worship and mosques.

Nana Akufo-Addo also said that private funeral services will be allowed if there are close to twenty five individuals in participation. He further expressed that these are not ordinary times, in this way he asked residents to co-work with health specialists to help with contact tracing and “community spreading.”

In the mean time, Ghana has imposed travel ban on countries with at least 200 cases of coronavirus.

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