Ghana Government Initiates Travel Advisory to Prevent Spread of COVID-19
The Government of Ghana has initiated strict travel advisory measures to prevent further spread of coronavirus.
The new measures was outlined by the Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah after the country confirmed four new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19).
The travel advisory captures the following:
- All travel to Ghana is strongly discouraged until further notice.
- Any traveler, except for Ghanaian citizens, coming from or who has been to a country, that has recorded at least 200 cases of COVID-19 within the last 14 days, will not be admitted into the Ghanaian Jurisdiction. Airlines are instructed not to allow such persons to embark. Border posts are instructed not to allow such persons into the jurisdiction.
- There will be a mandatory 14-day self-quarantine for persons who are otherwise allowed to enter the Ghanaian jurisdiction. Guidelines for self-quarantine will be availed at the various ports of entry. Enforcement protocols are being deployed in collaboration with state security and health authorities.
- Any admissible traveler, who exhibits symptoms of COVID-19 will be quarantined and tested upon reaching Ghana.
Below is the Press Release from the Ministry of Information: