|Dr. Ruth Aceng, Minister of Health
The ministry of Health on Monday announced an increase in people allowed to attend churches, weddings and political rallies – a big change since the Covid19 lock-down
The Minister of Health Jan Aceng, said bars will remain closed, but a number of activities can resume operations.
Casinos, gyms, mobile markets are some of the facilities that were allowed to open according to the new directive and these should ensure they maintain the respective Standard Operative Procedures (SOPs).
Aceng further also noted an increase in the number of people on the political rallies and other gatherings like weddings and parties.
She said the going forward, weddings and marriage ceremonies can accommodate a maximum of 200 people with SOPs, up from the initially required number of 10 people.
Political rallies are also now allowed to accommodate a maximum of 200 people up from the earlier required 70.
The government has also expanded Church attendance from 70 people to 200.
This comes at a time when the government is looking at the best way to open up the country and all businesses get back to normal.