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COVID-19: Akufo-Addo Bans Post Funeral, Wedding Receptions

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President Akufo-Addo has placed ban on post-funeral receptions across the country in the wake of a third wave of Covid-19 in Ghana.

According to Akufo-Addo, all funerals must be also be held in open spaces and there must be the observance of the one (1) meter social distancing rule by sympathizers.

Delivering his update number 26 since the outbreak of the deadly virus in Ghana, the President said “As per data available from the Ghana Health Service, it appears that, unfortunately, our nation is experiencing a third wave of COVID-19 infectious.”

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“All events associated with funerals must be held in open air spaces; there must be observance of the 1 meter social distancing rule by sympathizers; the wearing of masks respect the enhanced hygiene protocols; funerals should not go beyond the two (2) hours time duration; post-funeral receptions are banned; handshakes must be avoided; and one week funerals celebrations are restricted solely to family members, and should not exceed a duration of two (2) hours.”

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Giving statistics on the virus in Ghana, the President Akufo-Addo noted, “the Ghana Health Services is now reporting that our total number of active cases stands at four thousand and ninety-four (4,094). A total of one million, three hundred and forty (1,394,540) tests have been conducted, out of which one hundred and one thousand, one hundred and seventy (101,170) persons have been infected with the virus, ninety-six thousand, two hundred and fifty-five (96,255) persons have recovered.

“Our daily infection rate is…… and, sadly, thirty-six (36) more people have died from COVID over the last ten (10) weeks, bringing the cumulative number of deaths to eight hundred and nineteen (819) since the onset of the pandemic. Greater Accra and Greater Kumasi Metropolitan ares remain the hotspots of infections. This entire development is very alarming, especially as we are being told by officials of the Ghana Health Service, that the recovery rate is on the decline,” the President added.

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“I Can’t Find Any Of My Kids” – Man Says As He Recorded The Aftermath Of Bogoso Gas Explosion

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"I Can't Find Any Of My Kids" - Man Says As He Recorded The Aftermath Of Bogoso Gas Explosion

Preliminary investigation has established that a mining vehicle moving explosive chemicals from Tarkwa to Chirano mines collided with a motorcycle, resulting in the explosion at Apiate between Bogoso and Bawdie in the Western Region.

This is according to the Ghana Police Service.

The Police say it has, in collaboration with other emergency service providers, “activated a full emergency recovery exercise.”

It is unclear the number of casualties involved.

The public has been advised to move out of the area to nearby towns for their safety while recovery efforts are underway.

An appeal is also being made to nearby towns to open up their classrooms, churches etc to accommodate surviving victims.

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Most of the victims have been rescued and are on admission at various hospitals and clinics within the Bogoso Municipality.

Reinforcement of resources and personnel have been deployed to effectively handle the incident.

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BREAKING: Ghana Police Arrest Seven Suspects In Connection With Nima Chaos (Watch)

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BREAKING: Ghana Police Arrest Seven Suspects In Connection With Nima Chaos (Watch)

News gathered by GhArticles.com indicates that the seven suspects in connection with the Nima-Mammobi street violence have been arrested by the Ghana Police.

Earlier on the Ghana Police Service acted swiftly in restoring peace after a street fight broke between Nima and Mamobi boys.

In a viral video, some unidentified machomen were seen exchanging machete fights on the streets of Nima later yesterday per our initial reports.

The young men were also seen firing gunshots at each other which led to one person getting a broken leg.

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In a latest development to this, the Ghana Police in a press conference has confirmed the arrest of seven suspect as they continue to hunt for the rest.

Watch the video below;

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Gun And Cutlass V**lence: Ghana Police Swiftly Restores Calm In Nima-Mamobi Zongo

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Ghana Police Service has acted swiftly in restoring peace after a street fight broke between Nima and Mamobi boys.

In a viral video, some unidentified machomen were seen exchanging machete fights on the streets of Nima later yesterday per our initial reports.

The young men were also seen firing gunshots at each other which led to one person getting a broken leg.

In a new development to this, the Ghana Police in a press release has stated that through their swift intervention calm have been restored while they are pursuing the suspects involved in the street fight.

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However, the Police failed to give detailed reports about the incident such as the cause of the fight but we believe a serious investigation has been launched by the Police into the incident.

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