26th COVID-19 update: All funeral and wedding receptions banned - Akufo-Addo

26th COVID-19 update: All funeral and wedding receptions banned - Akufo-Addo

  • President Akufo-Addo says all post-event receptions are banned
  • Akufo-Addo also announced that funerals should not go beyond the two (2) hour time duration
  • He also stated that the one-week funeral celebrations should be restricted solely to family members

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has announced that all post-event receptions like weddings and funerals are banned.

According to him, this has become necessary due to the spike in COVID-19 cases, which health experts have described as the third wave of the coronavirus disease

He made this known while addressing Ghanaians in his 26th COVID-19 address.

26th COVID-19 update: All funerals and wedding receptions banned - Akufo-Addo
26th COVID-19 update: All funerals and wedding receptions banned - Akufo-Addo
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He said the directive is part of recommendations made by the COVID-19 Taskforce.

Akufo-Addo also announced that funerals should not go beyond the two (2) hour time duration.

He also stated that the one-week funeral celebrations should be restricted solely to family members, and should not exceed a duration of two (2) hours as well.

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The President also said all events associated with funerals must be held in open-air spaces, adding that sympathizers at funerals must strictly observe the one-metre social distancing rule.

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Source: Yen

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