Unique measures have been put in place at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) to limit the importation of positive cases of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 into the country says govenrment.
According to the government, persons who do not have a 72-hour negative PCR test will not be allowed to even board flights into the country.
It insisted that, this is aimed at reducing the negative impact of the new variant on the country.
This was made known by the Presidential Advisor on Health, Dr. Anthony Nsiah-Asare on Joy News on Saturday, December 11, 2021.
“We are one of the few countries which have a lot of measures in dealing with the disease. Our measures are very unique. Anybody coming into the country has to have a 72-hour negative PCR test.”
“So if you don’t have it, you will not be allowed even onto the flight and also all passengers who arrive in this country are subjected to an antigen test at the airport. So we have all these measures in place to reduce and limit the importation of the new variant and the disease into the country.”