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Ghana : COVID-19 Trip Updates.

The new rates form part of the Enhanced Amendment made on the COVID-19 Safety Guidelines at the country's airport.

Airlines that fail to present PCR test results of their passengers before disembarkation at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) will pay a fine of US$3,500 per passenger. Also, non-ECOWAS citizens are required to pay US$150 for COVID-19 testing at the KIA, while Ghanaians and ECOWAS citizens are to pay US$50 each, effective February 8, 2021.

Ghanaian residents departing the country and return within a week will no longer be required to present COVID-19 report but would be required to undergo COVID-19 testing upon arrival back in Ghana at their own cost.

Non-Ghanaians may be refused entry at the country's airport and returned to their point of departure at the cost of the airline if there is no proof of adherence to COVID-19 safety guidelines.

Arriving passengers who test positive for COVID-19 would undergo mandatory isolation and treatment at a designated health facility at their own cost, except Ghanaian citizens. Transit passengers through Ghana would not be required to undergo COVID-19 testing but would be required to take the COVID-19 Test of the country of destination.

Passengers arriving in the country under emergency circumstances due to flight diversion would not be required to undergo COVID-19 testing but would not leave the enclave of the airport unless the person is isolated.

Children under five years would not be required to undergo COVID-19 testing at the country's airport.

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