COVID-19: Ghana reopens all its land and sea borders after two years

Ghana has reopened the land and ocean borders two yrs after closing all of them as a COVID-19 preventive measure. This particular was announced simply by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo within his 28th COVID-19 Update as portion of measures in order to curb the propagate of the outbreak. “As from down the road, Monday, 28th Mar, all land in addition to sea borders is going to be opened, " Leader Akufo-Addo saif.

"Fully vaccinated travellers is going to be allowed entry with the land and ocean borders without the negative PCR analyze derive from the particular country of origins. Citizens and international residents in  Ghana, who are not necessarily fully vaccinated, may have to make a negative 48-hour PCR test result, and will also be offered vaccination upon arrival. ”


In a Mar 21, 2020, upgrade within the status associated with measures put within place to assist minimise the propagate of COVID-19, the particular President suggested the particular need for Ghana’s borders to end up being closed. Consequently, he or she ordered the drawing a line under of Ghana's terrain, sea, and atmosphere borders to individual traffic, effective night time, March 22, 2020.

The air edges were later opened up on September just one, 2020, and eventually the sea edges. Nevertheless , despite many attracts the federal government by lawmakers coming from the land boundary communities for the particular borders to end up being opened, the federal government got argued that starting the borders would certainly lead to the particular importation of COVID-19 cases.

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