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Coronavirus: Implement stringent measures to curtail the influx of positive cases – KIA Authorities urges stakeholders

Authorities at the Kotoka International Airport have called on government and other stakeholders to implement measures that will curb the importation of positive COVID-19 cases into the country.

The call is on the back of an increase in the number of positive cases being recorded at the airport.

In a leaked document sighted by this website and copied to the Ghana Health Service, Frontiers Healthcare Services, the company responsible for testing at the airport raised concerns about the number of cases that have been confirmed at the airport in recent days.

“Today, 24th April, 2021 we recorded seventy-five (75) positive cases. This exceeds the previous highest rate of forty-five (45) positive cases on the 21st of April, 2021”

“We once again appeal to all stakeholders to implement stringent measures on the quality of PCR results acceptable for entry into the Republic of Ghana. It has become imperative to implement new guidelines to curtail the influx of positive cases into the country.”, parts of the document read

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