LOCAL NEWS: "Beaches, Pubs, Cinemas And Nightclubs Remains Closed Until Further Notice" - Akufo-Addo
President Akufo-Addo has stressed that despite easing some restrictions in the country; beaches, pubs, cinemas and nightclubs should remain closed until further notice.
According to him, the closure will help reduce the spread of covid-19.
Addressing the nation on Sunday, President Akufo-Addo said "Private burials, still, with a maximum of one hundred (100) persons, can continue to be performed. Our borders, by land and sea, will remain closed to human traffic until further notice. Beaches, pubs, cinemas and nightclubs remain closed until further notice"
He emphasized that all other institutions that have been cleared to function are to continue to do so in strict adherence to the COVID-19 protocols.
Fellow Ghanaians, as we work to rid the virus from our shores, let us continue to remember, at all times, that this virus is no respecter of persons, and has wreaked its havoc on every country on the planet. There are countries that are imposing lockdowns all over again, others are imposing curfews, all in a bid to curb the onset of fresh infections and a second wave. Let us continue to look out for one another, and remain each other’s keeper" he mentioned.
President Akufo-Addo hinted that if Ghanaians unite with one goal in mind, the country will emerge victorious in the fight against COVID-19.
"Zero active cases must be the ultimate aim. My rallying cry to you all remains: this too shall pass! For the Battle is the Lord’s" he noted.
Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith