Coronavirus: Government announces new travel restrictions for travellers from hardest-hit COVID-19 countries

Government has introduced new restrictions for travellers entering Ghana from hardest-hit COVID-19 affected countries.

Ghana Coronavirus Travel Ban
Ghana introduces travel restrictions amid Coronavirus outbreak

It has strongly advised against travel to Ghana and has instructed airlines operating within the jurisdiction to enforce the new directives, following the announcement of four new cases of the outbreak.

At a press briefing in Accra on Sunday, Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah announced that with the exception of Ghanaian, all other travellers from coronavirus-affected countries with more than 200 cases would not be allowed entry into Ghana.

All travels to Ghana is at this stage strongly discouraged until further notice.  Any traveller except for Ghanaian citizens who has been to a country that has recorded at least 200 cases of COVID-19 will not be allowed into the Ghanaian jurisdiction. Airlines are instructed to not allow such persons into the jurisdiction.

The Minister also disclosed that henceforth, there will be a “mandatory 14 days self-quarantine for persons who are otherwise allowed to enter the country.”

There will now be a mandatory 14 days self-quarantine for persons who are otherwise allowed to enter the Ghanaian jurisdiction. Guidelines for the self-quarantine will be available at the various Ghanaian port of entry.

Ghana has so far recorded six coronavirus cases, all of which were imported into the country and involve both Ghanaians and foreigners.

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