According to the Ghana Aviation Authority, airlines that defy the directive will be surcharged US$3500 per passenger.
The Ghana Health Service has made changes in its travelling procedures at the Kotoka International Airport.
In the fight against the new variant of COVID-19, Ghana Health and the Aviation Authority have conked out guidelines to airlines.
The authorities have warned the airlines bringing in passengers to the Kotoka International Airport unvaccinated shall be surcharged $3500 per passenger.
The Ghana Health Service has disclosed that 7 more persons were infected with the Omicron variant, giving rise to a total number of cases recorded to 41.
Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, the director-general of the Ghana Health Service announced that the cases were detected after community testing, following the 34 cases originally recorded at the Kotoka International Airport.
He mumbled “We saw the first of about 34 cases that were recorded at the airport. At the time, we had sequenced about 66 community samples and they were all negative” but after the second batch of about 44 tests was conducted, seven more cases were detected,”
According to the press release, Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye indicated that out of the 34 cases detected at the airport, 75% of them were unvaccinated.