Restrictions that were placed on tourist sites and drinking spot in Ghana have now been lifted. The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, who announced this in his 14th update on the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) to Ghanaians on Sunday, July 26, 2020, said operators of such businesses can now open for the public to patronize their services.
However, movie cinemas and concert theatres are to remain closed.
“In consultation with the Ghana Tourism Authority and the health experts, I am announcing the reopening of our nation’s tourist sites and attractions, so they can begin to receive visitors. Open air drinking spots can now function. The management of these facilities are tasked to enforce enhanced hygiene and social distancing protocols,” the President said.
Ghana has recorded 794 new cases of COVID-19 taking the country’s total infections to 31,851, the Ghana Health Service has announced.