COVID-19: REGSEC directs mandatory wearing of face masks in Ghana

The Greater Accra Regional Security Council (REGSEC) has directed the mandatory wearing of face masks in the Greater Accra Region by the general public to help curb the spread of the deadly COVID-19.

So far Ghana has recorded 1154 cases of the killer virus which has also claimed the lives of 9 people with over 100 people recovering.

As part of measures to help reduce the spread of the virus, the Greater Accra Regional Security Council (REGSEC) also agreed that there must be a temporary ban on all “Special Market Days” in the Region and the Installation and Use of Public Address Systems by MMDAs in markets to educate traders on the mandatory face mask-wearing, social and physical distancing and all other directives by the President.

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