Covid-19: 305 American citizens flown out of Ghana


The US Embassy in Accra has announced that about 305 Americans were on Wednesday flown out of Ghana due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

“On March 25, 2020, with the strong support of the Government of Ghana, the U.S. Embassy in Accra facilitated the return to the United States of 305 American citizens from Ghana to the United States,” the Embassy said in a statement.

It added: “The Embassy continues to work with U.S. Government agencies in the United States as well as with the government of Ghana to ensure we can render the best assistance to American citizens at this time. If and when additional flights become available, the Embassy will provide instructions to American citizens in Ghana through the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP), the U.S. Embassy website and social media platforms on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.”

Meanwhile, the US has shut down its Embassy in Accra until April 8, 2020.

Ghana’s Covid-19 case count stands at 132 with three deaths.

Source: Daily Mail GH

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