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16 COVID-19 cases reported at KIA since the reopening of the border

Since Kotoka International Airport reopened to international traffic, sixteen arrivals at Kotoka International Airport have tested positive for COVID-19.

Since September 1 , 2020, health workers have performed 6,976 checks on arriving passengers.

On Wednesday, September 16, 2020, the Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, issued reports on airport surveillance, reporting that four out of 16 people have been hospitalized but do not have serious symptoms.

The majority of them are done from home, “he said.”

For a 30-minute PCR COVID-19 test to verify the importation of the virus, all passengers coming to Ghana by air are expected to pay $150.

Any passenger who arrives in the country must also have evidence of a COVID-19 PCR negative test.

Identified active cases in Ghana have also decreased to 564 out of 45,655 confirmed cases.

Although the death toll stands at 294, 54 new cases have been identified.

The number of recovered or discharged individuals has risen to 44,797.

The Information Minister advised the public to continue to be alert.

“The government continues to advise the general public not to get complacent, considering the decrease in active cases,” he said.




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