Omicron variant: Ghana introduces new restrictions for travellers
Evidence of complete inoculation a need to from twelve o’clock at night on Sunday
Public health and wellness authorities in Ghana have actually presented brand-new traveling standards needing site visitors to reveal evidence of inoculation versus Covid-19 from following week as the federal government attempts to prevent a 4th wave of infections.
Under brand-new regulations entering into result from twelve o’clock at night on Sunday, visitors “will certainly be needed to give proof of complete inoculation,” Ghana’s director-general of health and wellness solutions, Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, stated.
” All Ghanaians taking a trip abroad are to be totally immunized,” he included a declaration late Thursday.
The West African country has actually provided simply over 5.7 million dosages as well as infection instances are reduced.
Unvaccinated Ghanaians as well as locals presently outside the nation that mean to return within 2 week of the due date will certainly still be allowed.
” Nonetheless, they would certainly be immunized on arrival at the flight terminal,” stated Kuma-Aboagye.
Various other traveling demands such as an adverse PCR examination before take a trip as well as an antigen examination on arrival to Ghana continue to be in position.
The nation has actually tape-recorded simply over 131,000 instances as well as 1,200 fatalities given that the begin of the pandemic.
Ghana together with adjoining Nigeria stated recently it had actually identified instances of the brand-new Covid-19 version, Omicron.
A number of nations in Europe as well as Asia have actually enforced vaccination keys for traveling or to accessibility particular public areas.
Britain revealed today it will certainly need evidence of inoculation to go into clubs as well as various other huge home entertainment locations.