President Akufo-Addo has extended the ban on public gathering.
The President in his address said the ban will begin from today May 10 to May 31.
“Tonight I have come to your homes to announce that the ban on public gathering has been extended to the end of the month that is May 31, 2020.
The extension comes in the wake of reports that religious leaders were persuading the President to lift the ban on public gathering.
The President also warned that people who violate the directive will be dealt with in accordance with the law.
Delivering his ninth national address on the government’s fight against COVID-19, he said the closure of schools and ban on public gatherings imposed serious challenges to Ghanaians but he was appreciative of the acceptance of Ghanaians of the measures.
He said while the ban has created a lot of inconvenience for many Ghanaians, “we have no option but to stay focused.”
As at Sunday May 10, 2020 Ghana had conducted 160,501 tests and with total infections of 4,700 and 494 recoveries. The number of people who have died at 22 deaths.