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Frontiers Healthcare Services raises alarm on increase in Covid-19 cases at KIA, calls for new guidelines

The Frontiers Healthcare Service (FHS) has raised an alarm on the increasing of number of positive Covid-19 cases being recorded at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA).

In a letter addressed to the Managing Director of Ghana Airport Company Limited, Yaw Kwakwa and copied to the Ghana Health Service, the company responsible for Ghana’s Covid-19 testing at KIA appealed to all stakeholders to stipulate the quality of PCR results acceptable for entry into the country.

According to the Managing Director of FHS, Dr Kudzo Seneadza, these and other stringent measures when enforced will avert any looming health crisis in the country.

“Today, 24th of April, 2021, we recorded 75 positive cases. This exceeds the previous hightest rate of 45 positive cases on the date 21st of April, 2021.

“It has become imperative to implement new guidelines to curtail the influx of positive cases into the country,” part of the letter read.

As of April 20, Ghana active cases stood at 1,419 with 89,841 recoveries and 777 deaths.

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