No positive case recorded at Kotoka Airport after reopening - Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye

Updated: Sep 8, 2020

Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, Director-General, Ghana Health Service (GHS), has revealed that there is no covid-19 case at Kotoka International Airport since reopen on September 1, 2020.

Speaking at a press conference to educate the public on how testing is done at the airport, he said no positive case has been recorded at Kotoka Airport after second day of reopening of the airport.

Passengers flying into the country via the Kotoka International Airport are to pay an amount of US$150 to cover the cost of theirCOVID-19 test before they will be allowed entry into the country.

The entry into the country, however, is subject to passengers undertaking a COVID-19 test at Kotoka — the result of which is to be communicated to passengers after about 30 minutes.

About 200 passengers on three separate flights successfully underwent COVID-19 tests at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) on Tuesday, September 1, 2020, the first day after the reopening of the airport due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The Kotoka International Airport (KIA) has reopened for commercial and international passenger flights, five months after it closed its gates to the world as part of the restrictions on movement to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in the country