The Ministry of Information in Ghana on Sunday 15th March 2020 issue a travel advisory based on the current pandemic in the world as a result of the coronavirus.
1. All travel to Ghana is strongly discouraged until further notice.
2. Any traveler, except for Ghanaian citizens and persons with Ghana residence permits, who, within the last 14 days, has been to a country that has recorded at least 200 cases of Covid-19, will not be admitted into the Ghanaian jurisdiction. Airlines are instructed not to allow such persons to embark. Border posts are instructed not to allow such persons into the jurisdiction.
3. There will be a mandatory 14-day self-quarantine for persons who are otherwise allowed to enter the Ghanaian jurisdiction. Guidelines for self-quarantine will be available at the various Ghanaian ports of entry. Enforcement protocols are being deployed in collaboration with state security and health authorities. Persons determined to be unable to satisfactorily self-quarantine will be quarantined by the State.
4. Any admissible traveler, who exhibits symptoms of Covid-19 will be quarantined and tested upon reaching Ghana. 5. Item one of this statement takes immediate effect. 6. Items 2, 3 & 4 take effect at 1 pm on Tuesday, March 17th, 2020. END.
KOJO OPPONG NKRUMAH (MP, Minister of Information)