Ghana is set to reopen its international airport tomorrow, 1st September, 2020, The Guardian confirms.
The Kotoka International Airport, Accra, Ghana has been closed since March in order to prevent the spread of Coronavirus.
After 5 months of closure, President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana announced in a nationwide broadcast, thus: “I am glad to announce that Kotoka International Airport will reopen and resume operations from Tuesday, 1st September 2020. Any passenger arriving in Ghana must be in possession of a negative Covid-19 PCR test result from an accredited laboratory in the country of origin.”
The President also stated that the test should have been done not more than 72 hours before their departure. Furthermore, arriving passengers must undergo a Covid-19 test at the airport terminal at their own cost, except for children under five, the president added.