COVID-19 ARRIVAL PROTOCOLS

FOR GHANA

COVID-19 ARRIVAL PROTOCOLS FOR GHANA

THE FOLLOWING MEASURES ARE TO BE NOTED AND STRICTLY ADHERED TO

 

  • ALL PRESCRIBED COVID-19 PROTOCOLS INCLUDING SOCIAL DISTANCING ENHANCED HYGIENE AND SANITIZING AS WELL AS MANDATORY WEARING OF FACE MASKS ON THE PREMISES MUST BE ADHERED TO AT THE EMBASSY’S PREMISES.

 

  • ALL PASSENGERS ARRIVING IN GHANA MUST BE IN POSSESSION OF A NEGATIVE COVID-19 PCR TEST RESULT FROM AN ACCREDITED LABORATORY IN ISRAEL AND CYPRUS. THE TEST MUST HAVE BEEN DONE NOT MORE THAN SEVENTY-TWO (72) HOURS BEFORE THE SCHEDULED ARRIVAL IN GHANA. ALL AIRLINES HAVE BEEN INSTRUCTED TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH THIS DIRECTIVE FOR ALL PASSENGERS WISHING TO TRAVEL TO GHANA, AND THOSE AIRLINES WHICH FAIL IN THIS REGARD WILL BE DULY SANCTIONED.

 

  • ALL PASSENGERS WOULD BE REQUIRED TO UNDERGO A MANDATORY COVID-19 TEST AT THE AIRPORT TERMINAL UPON ARRIVAL IN GHANA AT A FEE OF ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY UNITED STATES DOLLARS (US$150.00) TO BE BORNE BY THE PASSENGER. THE TEST RESULT WILL BE AVAILABLE WITHIN THIRTY (30) MINUTES.

 

  • CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF FIVE (5) WOULD NOT BE REQUIRED TO UNDERGO TESTING AT THE AIRPORT.

 

  • PERSONS WHO ARRIVE UNDER EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES, SUCH AS DIVERTED FLIGHTS, WOULD NOT BE REQURED TO UNDERGO TESTING, IF THEY DO NOT LEAVE THE AIRPORT OR IF THEY REMAIN IN TRTANSIT AND DO NOT LEAVE THEIR HOLDING HOTEL.

 

  • AIRLINE CREW ARE EXEMPT FROM THE PRE-DEPARTURE AND ARRIVAL TESTING AND SHOULD FOLLOW AIRLINE POLICY FOR TESTING.

 

  • PASSENGERS, WHO TEST POSITIVE FOR COVID-19, WOULD BE CARED FOR BY THE HEALTH AUTHORITIES FOR FURTHER CLINICAL ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT.

 

  • PASSENGERS, WHO TEST NEGATIVE WILL BE ADMITTED INTO THE COUNTRY AND WILL BE ADVISED TO CONTINUE TO OBSERVE COVID-19 SAFETY PRECAUTIONS DURING THEIR STAY IN GHANA.

INTRODUCTION

 

Following the declaration of the novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) as a global public Health Emergency of International Concern on 30th January 2020, several States instituted measures to curb the spread of the disease. In Ghana, similar measures were instituted in addition to Executive Instrument (EI) 61 requiring some practices to be enforced.  Please Continue here

Coat of Arms - Ghana