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Africa > Ghana: Covid-19 and Travel


Present Situation

Total cases: 125 261

Active cases: 4 281

Recovered: 119 859

Deaths: 1 121

Vaccination count: 865 422

Current trend: Declining

Data updated on 2021-09-20

Cumulative coronavirus cases

Summary of the situation

Are the borders open to travellers? Allowed
Is a test required to enter the country?
Negative PCR test results required for all countries.
Are quarantine measures imposed? Sous conditions
Is the country in lockdown? Partiellement
Is wearing a mask mandatory?
Masks are required in public spaces

Provisions for travellers

Entry to the territory: Allowed
Commercial flights may resume at Kotoka International Airport from 1 September. Passengers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result taken no more than 72 hours before departure, and will be subject to a second test on arrival. See the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority for more details: http://www.gcaa.com.gh/web/protocols.html

Tests: Negative PCR test results required for all countries.

Quarantine: Depends
Anyone arriving to Ghana will be tested for COVID-19 and might be required to quarantine, depending on results.

Information updated on 2021-09-14.

Action taken in the country

Lockdown: Partial
The Government of Ghana has eased some COVID-19 social restrictions but these can change at short notice. You should be aware that:

The Government of Ghana recommends the use of takeaway service where possible and that people do not sit down to eat in restaurants.

Pubs, cinemas and nightclubs are closed.

Beaches are closed but some tourist sites remain open.

Weddings, concerts, parties, theatrical performances and funerals are banned (private burials with no more than 25 attendees are allowed).

It is now a legal requirement to wear face masks, including when leaving or returning to your place of residence, and when travelling in vehicles with more than one occupant. Notices of ‘no mask, no entry’ are displayed at vantage points including offices, shops, markets, malls, banks and pharmacies. The Ghana Police Service have been issued with an extensive list of places they can effect arrest, that includes outdoor spaces such as car parks, markets and the street.

Under local COVID-19 protocols, people are strongly advised to wash their hands, use hand sanitiser and avoid shaking-hands with one another. People are being advised to continue to adhere to strict social distancing.

Mask use
Masks are required in public spaces

Gatherings: Partially Allowed
Events of more than 100 people banned

Restaurants and bars: Open with restrictions

Shops: Open

Tourist attractions: Open


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