COVID-19: 24 Chinese nationals, 7 others denied entry into Ghana per travel restrictions

COVID-19: 24 Chinese nationals, 7 others denied entry into Ghana per travel restrictions

- The Ghana Immigration Service has refused entry to 31 passengers who tried to enter Ghana

- 24 of them are Chinese nationals and the remaining 7 are from Nigeria, Australia, Germany, and Italy

- 27 of them was via the Kotoka International Airport and the remaining 4 from the Aflao border

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The Ghana Immigration Service has refused a total of 31 passengers who tried to enter Ghana following the new measures on travel advisory restrictions.

Twenty-seven of them tried to enter Ghana through the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) whilst the remaining four attempted to enter through the land entry point - Aflao border.

Speaking at a press briefing on Coronavirus Lord Ofori Afrifa, a Deputy Controller General in charge of Operations and Command Posts made this known.

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In breaking the number down, Mr Ofori Afrifa said a total of 24 Chinese nationals and one German national were refused entry at the Kotoka International Airport yesterday, March 17, 2020.

He added that a Nigerian National was refused entry at the Aflao border after his travel details revealed that he just returned from Korea four days ago.

Also at the Aflao border, 3 foreigners were refused entry into the country. They comprised two Australians and a German.

Two Italians were also refused entry when they got to the Kotoka International Airport.

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Meanwhile, Information Minister Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah has called on the general public especially traders, to stop selling hand sanitizers at very high prices.

He said this is not the time for traders, retailers, as well as wholesalers to rake in high profits.

The information minister made this known on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, when he met the media and other stakeholders to hold discussions on COVID-19.

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Source: Yen Newspaper

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