The President, Nana Akufo-Addo, has announced the opening of the country’s airports effective 1st September, 2020.
The re-opening was announced during the 16th Update on measures taken by the Government to stop the spread of the COVID-19 disease.
Ghana closed its airports as part of measures to contain the spread of the disease which ravaged the world in the first quarter of this year.
The country also closed its borders – land and sea – as part of the measures.
This led several Ghanaians to be locked outside the country.
He however announced the reopening of the borders in his latest address. The reopening however comes with observance of certain precautions.
This include passengers arriving into the country coming with a negative PCR test for COVID-19.
Passengers will also be made to undergo mandatory COVID-19 test which will last for 30 minutes.
All passengers arriving into the country must also wear face masks.
The passengers will bear the cost of the 30-minute PCR test which will be conducted at the airport.