Summary of 14th Presidential address:Gratitude for your prayers whiles on quarantine and now back
Recalls 5months of global crisis caused by COVID-19 and tolls on economy.
Now clear COVID-19 is with us until treatment found but life can’t be put on hold indefinitely and so measures to restore normalcy.
Few cases of students testing positive and being handled
Hardworking and highly patriotic Ken Ofori Atta was in parliament 3days ago to announce relief measures to sustain economic sustainability eg, free electricity, free water, free food and free money for micro-economic sector and incentives for health workers
Communication service tax reduce – start in September
Unemployed Insurance for jobless
Fellow Ghanaians, we’re in 5month of COVID and on pathway to defeating the virus looking at it from currently active cases and today recovery 89.9% and hospitalization and death rate very low too.
Behavior of this virus has baffled the experts and we seeing mild viral activity in Ghana and current results due hardwork of government and health workers et al
Completion and handing over of 100capacity Ghana COVID-19 infectious disease center
Phase 2 of easing of restrictions:
Churches – from 1st August -no limit on number of congregants, length of worship is now 2hrs plus face mask and 1 meter distancing
Reopening of tourist sites and open air drinking spots but beaches and parks still closed
Female under 17 national football team permitted to camp
But all other sports remained suspended
Transport – full capacity in vehicles and with COVID protocols
Funerals still 100people
Borders still closed
Reject those who perpetuate falsehood and call them out
Stop stigmatization bcos virus is no respecter of persons
This New phase. 2nd phase is a creation of the new normal – responsible behavior and taking full precautionary measures
Fellow Ghanaians, this too shall pass and goodnight
Watch video from the link below.