Reports reaching our outfit have established that Ghana appears to be recording increasing cases of the deadly coronavirus at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) among arriving passengers.

The concerns were raised after the Frontiers Healthcare Services (the company tasked to conduct Covid-19 tests for traveling passengers) wrote to the Managing Director of the Ghana Airport Company (GACL) to inform management of the new situation.

On Wednesday, April 21, Frontiers Healthcare Services (FHS) in a letter had expressed their concerns about an unprecedented number of 45 new Covid-19 cases.

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Subsequently, on Saturday 24, another 75 positive cases were recorded .

Following the gradual surge in the new cases, the Managing Director of FHS Dr. Kudzo Seneadza wrote in to one Yaw Kwakwa that “It has become imperative to implement new guidelines to curtail the influx of positive cases into the country,”.

Since the reopening of the Kotoka International Airport for business in September, last year, 231,911 tests have been conducted with 1,452 positive cases recorded.

Check out the letter below:

Kotoka International Airport records ‘alarming rate’ of Covid-19 cases