20th address to the nation: beaches, pubs and cinemas still remain closed, said by the President

Cinemas, pubs, and beaches remains closed as part of restrictions adopted to contain the coronavirus. These places have been closed since the country was placed under lockdown in March.

The President, Nana Akuffo Addo stated in his 20th address to the nation on measures arranged by the government to fight the Covid-19.

“Beaches, pubs, cinemas and nightclubs remain closed until further notice. All other institutions that have been cleared to function are to continue to do so in strict adherence to the COVID-19 protocols,” President Akufo-Addo stated.

A week to Christmas, the President advices each individual to follow the Covid-19 protocols to protect themselves and others as they hold festive parties and gatherings.

He also advised people with medical issues such as asthma, hypertension, etc. to pay attention to their health during the festive season.

“The dynamics of the virus has taught us that, if you must host or attend such events, they are best held safely outdoors or in very well-ventilated halls, rather than in closed, air-conditioned spaces.

“Even when organised outdoors, there must be adequate spacing for the maintenance of social distancing. Organisers of such events, public or private, should ensure the presence of ‘Veronica’ buckets, soap and sanitisers, and must insist that patrons use them as frequently as possible,” he said.

Also, the countries borders, land and sea is still remained closed till further notice.

Kobby Koomson
Author: Kobby Koomson


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