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Africa > Ghana: Covid-19 and Travel


Present Situation

Total cases: 171 102

Active cases: 13

Recovered: 169 627

Deaths: 1 462

Vaccination count: 12.2 millions

Current trend: Declining

Data updated on 2023-01-22

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 some travelers.
Are quarantine measures imposed? Sous conditions
Is the country in lockdown? Partiellement
Is wearing a mask mandatory?
Masks are recommended

Provisions for travellers

Entry to the territory: Allowed
All travelers can enter Ghana.

All persons 18 years-old and above arriving in Ghana will be required to provide evidence of full vaccination for a COVID-19 vaccine. Citizens of Ghana and foreign residentswho are not fully vaccinated, will, however, need to provide a negative PCR test result no more than 48-hours old, will undergo an antigen test upon arrival in Ghana, and will be offered vaccination upon arrival. Ghana’s Foreign Missions have been instructed to make vaccination a requirement for visa acquisition. A person is said to be fully vaccinated when he or she has taken the full dose of vaccines approved and registered by the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) of Ghana. You need two doses of AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Moderna, or Sputnik V to be declared as fully vaccinated. One dose of Johnson and Johnson vaccine is required to be declared fully vaccinated.

Tests: Negative PCR test results required for some travelers.

Quarantine: Depends
Quarantine required for some travelers.

Information updated on 2023-03-17.

Action taken in the country

Lockdown: Partial
The Government of Ghana has eased COVID-19 social restrictions but these can change at short notice.

All in-person activities, such as those that take place in churches, mosques, conferences, workshops, private parties, events, cinemas and theatres may operate at full capacity, provided the audience/participants are fully vaccinated.

Mask use
Masks are recommended

Gatherings: Partially Allowed
Allowed under covid restrictions

Restaurants and bars: Open with restrictions

Shops: Open

Tourist attractions: Open


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