The Ghana Immigration Assistance (GIS) has disclosed that the data of 28, 000 out of the 34,000 travellers who utilized the Kotoka Worldwide Airport (KIA) from March 3 to midnight of March 22, have been processed.
Head of Intelligence Unit at KIA, Lydia Achel, in an interview with JoyNews indicated that the exercise is to make the information person-friendly for contact tracers to quickly have out their obligations on the industry.
“When the uncooked facts is brought listed here what we do is we sanitise it by correcting the mistakes that were being not deliberately manufactured and then we segregate it into the locations. And present just about every region with its get hold of checklist,” she instructed Maxwell Agbagba.
According to her, about 400 flights carried approximately 35,000 travellers from distinct elements of the globe into the region inside of the stipulated period of time, consequently the exercising normally takes time to make sure clarity.
“All the 16 areas in the region are represented and we make sure to disseminate all the details to the various centres.
“After that, the Immigration Regional Commanders of the 16 regions acquire on the work from there,” she explained.
Breaking it down into areas, Madam Achel reported the Bigger Accra prospects with about 18, 415 speak to tracing targets followed by Ashanti with 2, 662, and the Western Region with 760 targets.
On Thursday, March 26, governing administration directed that all people today who arrived in the nation from overseas on or immediately after March 3, 2020, really should be recognized and tested for Covid- 19.
The directive came 4 times immediately after the President, Nana Akufo-Addo introduced the closure of all borders sea, air and land, as part of steps to suppress the unfold of the virus in the country.