June 4, 2023

REGSEC Declare Compulsory Wearing Of Face Mask During Xmas Activities To Reduce Omicron Virus

The Greater Accra Regional Co-Ordinating Council in a press release has declared the compulsory wearing of the face masks and other adherence to safety protocols following the surge in Omicron cases in Ghana.

At its meeting held on Friday, December 24, 2021, the Regional Security Council (REGSEC) discussed among other things the onset of the OMICRON, a new variant of the COVID 19 Virus and its associated increase in positive cases recorded in the Greater Accra Region.

Accordingly REGSEC has directed the following the celebration of Christmas and New Year festivities.

The directives stipulated in the release indicates below;

  1. Compulsory wearing of face masks, washing of hands, social distancing and strict adherence to COVID-19 protocols in all public transports and public places.

2. With immediate effect all beaches in the Greater Accra Region should be closed before and during the Christmas and New Year festivities.

3. Effective Saturday December 25th, all passengers without face masks must not be allowed to board any means of public transport.

Al persons moving in public places must ensure that they wear their face masks and observe all the COVID-19 safety protocols.