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Covid-19 restrictions in Ghana; Borders still closed for human traffic

The borders of Ghana will continue to be closed as part of the precautionary measures instituted to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus disease in Ghana.

Announcing a review of social gatherings in Ghana on Sunday night in a televised address, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo said the borders will however continue to be closed.

“Our border, by air, land and sea, remains closed until further notice for human traffic. However, given that there are Ghana residents stranded abroad, special dispensation is going to be given for their evacuation back to Ghana, where they will be subjected to the mandatory quarantine and safety protocols.

Fellow Ghanaians, it is said that with greater freedom comes greater responsibility. The introduction of this phased opening up of our country means that each and every one of us must continue to remain vigilant, and respect the enhanced hygiene and social distancing protocols that have become part and parcel of our daily routine over the last three (3) months,” President Akufo-Addo said.

Religious services commence effective Friday, 5th June, with mandatory use of nose masks and with congregations not exceeding 100.

Monday 15th June, final year students of JHS, SHS and university will resume school.

Fumigation of all schools across the country before reopening.

Private burial of a maximum of 100 persons can proceed.

Wedding, and other social gatherings can now be done with not more than 100 people.

Other social gatherings such as sporting activities, political rallies, crusade and funeral are still prohibited.

Our borders are still closed till further notice.

Enhance personal hygiene and social distancing protocols.

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