All the 245 Ghanaians evacuated from Kuwait have examined adverse for the coronavirus, Director for Media and Conversation for procedure Covid Basic safety, Osei Bonsu Dickson has stated.
This really should relaxed the nerves of some Ghanaians who nervous that by letting them into the region, Ghana could file a lot more cases of the condition.
But Mr Dickson who is also the Chief legal advisor at the National Protection Council Secretariat advised JoyNews’ Latif Iddris at the Kotoka International Airport that all 263 of them were being tested and they are destructive.
“They essential to be taken by means of serological test, and that took location in Kuwait and all of them examined detrimental.
“The hazard of bringing them in is a considerably reduced 1 for the reason that of the prior information that we have the checks that had been taken currently,” he included.
The 245 Ghanaians according to Mr Dickson utilized to be evacuated from Kuwait.
They are the very first batch of citizens resident abroad who have utilized to be introduced again household subsequent the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.
They arrived via a particular chattered flight at the value of the Kuwaiti federal government.
Latiff who was at the Kotoka International Airport experiences that though they have tested destructive for the virus, staff of the Ghana Well being Support who are aspect of the joint job pressure overseeing the deportation process are screening and tests them for the virus even before they are taken to the various quarantine facilities where by they are predicted to continue to be for 14 times.
The returnees who appeared fired up to be back again house, have been whole of joy and cheered each time associates which include the Aviation Minister, Kofi Adda took turns to tackle them.
Mr Adda confident the returnees of government’s dedication to their welfare, part of the motive costs for their required quarantine have been absorbed by the condition.
There are some three thousand Ghanaians in overseas lands who have also used to be evacuated again to Ghana, and that in accordance to Mr. Dickson, will acquire location in the not distant potential.
On board the flight were nationals of neighboring Togo, also returnees from the gulf country who have since been airlifted to their residence region.