Sports, entertainment spots, funerals and others can resume at full capacity – Akufo-Addo

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Government is allowing the opening of public spaces to full capacity from Monday, March 28, 2022.

President Akufo-Addo says the limitations and bans placed on huge gatherings have been removed.

These form part of the country’s move to reverse the Executive Instrument the saw the imposition of restrictions as part of the fight against Covid-19.

During his public address on Sunday night, the President announced that these facilities can now admit patrons to full capacity under full vaccination.

“Outdoor functions at sporting events, entertainment spots, political rallies and funerals may resume at full capacity, again, as long as all persons at these events are fully vaccinated,” he said.

This development, he said is based on evidence of the declining case of the novel coronavirus in the country.

According to him, “government will continue to engage all religious and traditional leaders, agencies and institutions to encourage their congregants, subjects and citizens, respectively, to be vaccinated, to help achieve the 20 million target by June 2022.”

The President also announced the re-opening of Ghana’s land borders after two years of closure.

This will allow for the flow of human traffic through neighbouring countries after they were closed in March 2020.


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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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