15 March 2020 – Government introduces international travel advisory implementing mandatory quarantine period

Type of Intervention: Advisory, Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Foreign Affairs, Health, Immigration, Transportation
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of Health, Ministry of Information, Ghana Ports

Overview: Government through the Minister of Information imposed the following travel restrictions:
a. All travel to Ghana discouraged
b. Travelers (except Ghanaian citizens/persons with permits) who within last 14 days has been to a country that have recorded at least 200 cases of Covid 19 will not be admitted into the country
c. Mandatory 14 day quarantine for persons allowed to enter Ghana
d. Travelers exhibiting symptoms will be quarantined.

Full details here: https://citinewsroom.com/2020/03/covid-19-travels-to-ghana-strongly-discouraged-government/

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Scientific Evidence (e.g. academic paper, report)
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – academic, National – government
Evidence/Justification: At the time of this advisory, Ghana had recorded six covid 19 cases which were all imported