It’s time for the Ministry of Health to review the Covid-19 testing regime in our country.

While it is essential to have our eyes on the virus, we must appreciate that the testing regime hurts trade and tourism.

Today, many Ghanaians have had access to the Vaccine, and many more persons entering our country have also been immunised. We can say that, as of now, we can fight the virus.

Therefore, anyone who shows proof of complete vaccination should be spared the testing at the Airport.

Those who also have a less than 48 hour PCR test and can use the African Union and Africa CDC #TrustedTravel platform, a Covid-19 pass tool that simplifies verification of public health documentation for travellers during exit and entry across borders, should also be allowed access to Ghana without going through the testing in our ports.

Again, government must put measures in place to allow for passage along with the land ports in Ghana.

Our traders, who go to Togo and Nigeria to also engage in trading, must be allowed access. We can also put in place the testing regime along these borders.