The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has called on the government to restrict the number of people attending the state funeral of former President Jerry John Rawlings due to the recent surge in COVID-19 cases in the country.
The Association, in a statement issued on Monday, January 25, 2021, encouraged people to rather follow the funeral activities on television and other social media platforms.
“Government should restrict the number of persons attending the state funeral for the late H.E. Flt. Lt. Jerry John Rawlings and rather encourage people to follow proceedings on television and other social media platforms.”
The Ghana Medical Association also urged the government to restrict social activities such as parties, church services, funerals, clubs and other social gatherings of such nature.
Below is the full statement:
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