28 August 2020 – PCR testing booths installed at international airport

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Immigration, Tourism
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: https://www.gnbcc.net/News/Item/5013

Overview: The KIA airport in Ghana installs over 70 PCR testing booths in preparation of re-opening of borders. This is for testing of passengers for COVID-19 within 15 minutes of sample taking
Full details here: https://www.eturbonews.com/581014/ghanas-international-airport-re-opening-pcr-test-required-for-all-new-arrivals/

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee
Source of Evidence or Justification: IATA
Evidence/Justification: this is in adherence to the International Air Transport Association (IATA) criteria for the reopening of border for air travel in order to contain the spread of COVID-19