No decision has been made yet on when borders will be opened – Kojo Oppong Nkrumah

The Minister of information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has stated that no decision has yet been made on when Ghana borders will be opened.

Answering a question on when the borders will be opened on “Ask the Info Ministry” program on GBC, the minister said currently the program the government is running is assisted travels into the Ghanaian jurisdiction because the bothers remain closed.

He further stated that Ghana is going by the five (5) part strategy and one is to limit the importation of COVID-19 cases.

“This is a pandemic. The virus is all over the world. The viral carries which are the human being travel to and fro carrying the virus around. The first layers of protection are to close our borders so that we limit the importation,” the minister stated.

He also noted that as at the last time the cabinet met a few hours ago, no decision has yet been made to open the Ghanaian borders.

“We are doing assisted travel for Ghanaians and person with resident permits who want to come back into the jurisdiction, but that is also determined by our ability to quarantine and test these persons and hold them for fourteen (14) day period before we allow them into the general population. It is risk mitigation,” he stated.

He adviced that any person who wants to come to Ghana to contact the embassy wherever you are and they will deal with the foreign ministry here in Ghana.

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