Two Italians Prevented From Entering Ghana – Informati …
Government prevents two Italian from entering into Ghana after traveling guidelines where issued last Sunday.
The Government of Ghana last Sunday announced a travel advisory that discourages all travels to the country until further notice.
The advice, it said, takes immediate effect from 15th March 2020. It said commencing Tuesday, March 17, 2020, any traveler who, within the last 14 days, has been to a country that has recorded at least 200 cases of persons infected of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease, would not be permitted into the Ghanaian jurisdiction, except for Ghanaian citizens and persons with a Ghana residence permit.
The Government also instructed airlines not to allow such persons to embark; and also urged border posts not to permit such travelers into their jurisdiction.
After the travel advisory, Two Italian Nationals tried entering into Ghana but was stopped and made to return.
The Minister for Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah the two Italians who tried to enter Ghana on board Air France flight but have been repatriated in compliance with the travel advisory directive issued by the Government to combat the spread of COVID-19.
He stated that, the government will keep enforcing the regulations on the traveling to ensure that none Ghanaians are not allowed into the country to curb the spread but says the advisory is subjected to review.
By: Samuel Opoku / Kingdom 107.7 FM / Kingdom TV/ Kingdomfmonline.com / Ghana / 2020