14 June 2020 – Failure to wear a mask in public is criminalised

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Indigenous Peoples
Intervention Categories: Individual measures; Legal and policy; Regulatory change
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: The President

Overview: Ghana passes an Executive Instrument E.I. 164 which criminalises failure to wear mask in public
Full details here: https://coverghana.com.gh/full-statement-president-akufo-addos-executive-instrument-e-i-164-on-coronavirus/

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Evidence/Justification: Wearing of mask prevents the spread of COVID-19