The Ghanaian government waives $ 150 in airport COVID-19 testing fees for arriving passengers under the age of 12.

Ghanaian media reported on November 17 that the Ghanaian government announced that starting from November 16, inbound passengers under the age of 12 will receive compulsory new coronavirus antigen testing for free upon arrival at the capital’s Kotoka International Airport.

Since Ghana restarted its international commercial flights on September 1, all passengers arriving in Ghana are required to board the plane with a negative COVID-19 nucleic acid test certificate issued by a testing agency recognized by the government of the country of departure.

The test time should be within 72 hours before the flight departure; Later, he received mandatory COVID-19 antigen test at Kotoka International Airport and bears a test fee of US$150 per person; crew members and those who do not enter the country do not need to be tested; those who refuse to pay the test fee are not allowed to enter the country; the test result is negative

Passengers whose body temperature does not exceed 38 degrees and have no suspected symptoms of the new crown are allowed to enter; those who test positive will be transferred to the Greater Accra Eastern Hospital for isolation treatment in accordance with the regulations of the Ministry of Health.

As of November 6, a total of 54,000 international passengers had undergone mandatory COVID-19 antigen testing at Kotoka Airport, and 172 had been diagnosed with COVID-19.