Travel vlogger, Vanessa Kanbi has shared her experiences at the recently reopened Kotoka International Airport.
In a 6 minute video posted on YouTube, she gives a detailed and systematic explanation of all processes that a traveler will be obligated to undertake upon disembarking at the airport.
The Kotoka International Airport, per orders from President Nana Akufo-Addo, re-opened to allow to international passenger traffic on Tuesday, September 1, 2020.
Functioning on resumption however, follows several protocols established by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to guide against potential transmission and contraction of the virus.
Passengers, upon arrival, will be asked to present a negative Covid-19 PCR test result from an accredited laboratory in the country of origin.
The test should have been done not more than 72 hours before the scheduled departure from the country of origin.
All passengers are obligated to wear nose masks.
Those who fail in this regard will be penalised.
Upon disembarking, passengers will be required to undergo a COVID-19 test at $150 (¢900), to be borne by the passenger.
Test results are usually available in less than 30 minutes.
Passengers who test positive for the virus will be handed over to health authorities for clinical management.