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Gov’t: Religious, Educational Activities Commence in Covid-19 Pandemic

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.William Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. President of the Republic of GHANA

The President of the Republic of Ghana, HE Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo has announced the reopening of religious, educational and public gatherings after a ban of restrictions lifted from 1 June.
According to the president, the Executive Instrument EI passed by parliament on 12 March placed a ban on social gatherings.

 As it stands now, the country has tested over 200,000 patients with 8,070 testings positive, 36 death and over 2000 fully recovered and discharged.
All Educational, religious, Electoral, National Identification and National Commission for Civic Education activities brought to halt.

The President in his 10th nation's address announced that after consultations and dialogue with relevant stakeholders, there would be limited ease on some of the restrictions the EI implemented starting June.

Educational  sector, 15 June
According to Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo, final year students of various Universities are to attend lectures in minimum numbers while observing social distancing and personal protective protocols.

Final Senior High School candidates and gold track students must go back to the classrooms
Final Junior High School students entreated to go back to school while observing PPP.
The president indicate the Ghana Education Service GES will be fumigating and disinfecting campuses as well as providing teachers and students with PPEs that are reusable.
In addition, GES urged to supply PPEs to teachers and students to help curb the spread of the virus.

Religious Activities
Churches and Mosques activities to commence as the government eases coronal virus-induced restrictions.
 The President in his 10 address disclosed that religious activities could commence with a congregation of 100 in an hour service.

He also indicated that names of participants must be recorded since the COVID-19 team will require it for national data and assessments.

Sporting Activities,
Non-contact sports can return while football remains banned and our borders remain closed thus sea, land, and airways.

According to the president, measures are taken to bring back citizens who could not return due to the closure of our borders but will have to be quarantined and observed before allowed to go to various families.

Speaking on the Comorbidity finds in the 36 death recorded during this pandemic, the President urged diabetics and hypertension patients to take care and ensure a healthy lifestyle.
He added, our health facilities are not overwhelmed as compared to other nations but there is the need to build and equip health firms to able to combat any future viral pandemic.


  1. He is doing his best for the country we had to support him by protecting ourselves. May GOD help us all

    1. The Battle is the LORD's as he said