Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has clarified that Ghana’s expanding Covid-19 cases is the motive behind why the European Union list excluded Ghana from the list of nations that have been permitted to enter European Union part nations.
The EU today, July 1, 2020, opened its borders, however, the list excluded Ghana.
Oppong Nkrumah in an interview on Citi Fm revealed that Ghana has additionally done same by closing down its borders to different nations to control the spread of the Coronavirus.
In this manner it does not shock anyone in the event that others deny us the opportunity to experience theirs as well.
The Minister also said “nations including Ghana have forced travel limitations on each other by taking a gander at the hazard profile of a portion of these nations. For a significant number of the European nations, Ghana, from our March fifteenth travel limitations additionally tried to constrain travel from those spots into our locale. So this in itself isn’t generally amazement. The impact, by and large, is that it constrains the sort of action between people inside these purviews until such a period, that both or possibly one side is agreeable that the (Covid-19) numbers have been cut down fundamentally.”
He included, “we presently have a functioning case include of around 4,000 in that range and our desire is to bring down that active case count so that it helps to make a strong case as the world also considers easing some of these border closures.”
The full list of nations whose nationals will be permitted to enter Europe incorporates: Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay and China.