Restaurants can operate sit-in, drinking bars can operate – Tourism Authority

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The Ghana Tourism Authority has directed that restaurants can operate dine-in services.

In a press statement, the Authority said the “appropriate social distancing and hygiene protocols” must, however, be observed.

“All hotels can operate as normal and host their guests, subject to the specified elevated hygiene protocols and social distancing,” the Tourism Authority stated.

The management of these facilities are to ensure that their staff carry out these hygiene protocols which are aimed at stopping the spread of the new coronavirus.

All night clubs, however, remain must remain closed, the Authority further directed.

In President Akufo-Addo’s ninth address on measures the country is taking to fight the Covid-19 pandemic, he extended restrictions on public and social gatherings.

“There will continue to be a ban on public gatherings, such as the holding of conferences, workshops, parties, nightclubs, drinking spots, beaches, festivals, political rallies, religious activities and sporting events,” he said.

In their statement, however, the Tourism Authority has permitted drinking bars to operate “while observing appropriate social distancing and hygiene protocols.”

The President’s directive on public gatherings expires on May 31 but are subject to extension.


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