The Spiritual Affairs Minister claims that his ministry and safety services will perform random checks at religious services to guarantee the entire compliance of wellbeing and security protocols.
Talking at a press briefing on Monday, Kofi Dzamesi, said that these checks are to guarantee that the correct health and fitness steps are remaining observed when the nation is battling the coronavirus.
“The church, mosques or other bodies that violate the protocols will be dealt with properly, they could be shut down and the leaders held liable,” he stated.
His statement will come after President Akufo-Addo introduced the easing of limitations which involved the opening of churches and mosques.
These institutions are allowed to have at least 100 persons at the premises with overall health protocols currently being observed.
Mr Dzamesi mentioned that the protocols religious establishments should observe provided social distancing, use of thermometer guns to examine temperatures and creating isolation centres in the amenities to residence likely coronavirus victims.
“Spend at least five minutes of company time to teach persons on Covid-19. Display accredited overall health promotional materials about Covid-19 at vantage details to remind individuals to preserve to social distancing protocols, wearing of masks, standard hand washing, coughing and sneezing etiquettes,” he extra.
Mr Dzamesi mentioned that district assemblies have also been tasked to be certain that the directives are remaining followed by the spiritual bodies.
“Every Church or Spiritual human body ought to be registered with the Registrar General’s and their church or worship premises registered with the correct Municipal, Metropolitan or District Assembly. “