The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has advised Ghanaians to either cancel or postpone all non-essential travels to countries with high COVID-19 infection rates.
This was contained in a statement issued by the Ministry.
The statement said Ghanaians who need to travel to any COVID-19 hotspot must observe all COVID-19 protocols.
“In view of the alarming rate of infections of COVID-19 in some parts of the world, especially in Asia and South America, the Ghana Health Service wishes to advise the general public to either cancel or postpone all non-essential travels to countries with exceedingly high COVID-19 infection rate,” the statement said.
It has also put out new guidelines to help manage the spread of the virus, especially from travelers.
According to the Ministry, Only test results or certificates bearing trusted travel or biomass codes will be considered valid for travel out of Ghana
Sign up for accounts on (trustedtravel.panabios.org) with the same e-mail address and mobile numbers provided to laboratories during testing
All arriving passengers who test negative for COVID-19 at the airport are encouraged to self-isolate for ten (10) days
All passengers arriving from designated COVID-19 hot spots and testing negative at the airport may be subjected to a repeat test on the third day of arrival at their cost