Government temporarily bans travelers from South Korea, Malta and Israel
Government has placed a temporary ban on travelers to and from South Korea, Malta and Israel.
The ban takes effect from Monday, December 20, 2021 and forms part of measures being taken by government against the Omicron variant of COVID-19.
Government’s decision was communicated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, dated December 17, 2020.
In the case of Malta, the press release noted that, “the Government of Ghana has initiated a travel ban on all travelers to and from Malta with effect from Monday, 20th December, 2021 due to the Omicron virus”
“The Ministry further wishes to indicate that the Government of Ghana does not recognize any vaccine certificate from Malta”, the statement added.
Further adding that, the temporary ban placed on travelers from Israel does not apply to “exceptional humanitarian cases or during official travels. Permission would have to be obtained from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration in exceptional cases”.
The temporary ban will be in place for the next 14 days.