The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has cautioned the public on traveling to China except when the purpose is essential until further notice.
This is due to the recent surge in COVID-19 cases in the country where the virus emanated.
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In a release issued by the Foreign Affairs Ministry Tuesday, January 3, 2023, “all persons travelling from China to Ghana will now have to produce a 48 hour negative PCR test and undergo mandatory antigen testing at the point of entry free of charge until further notice” effective Friday, January 6, 2023.
Find below the release from the Ministry:
In view of the COVID-19 situation in China, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration wishes to advise the general public to take necessary precautions when travelling to China.
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As much as possible, only essential travel should be undertaken, until further notice.
Furthermore, Government has decided that, with effect from Friday 6th January, 2023, all persons travelling from China to Ghana will now have to produce a 48 hour negative PCR test and undergo mandatory antigen testing at the point of entry free of charge until further notice.