COVID-19 UPDATES

Issued by the Ghana Embassy in Washington, DC
Last updated: February 1, 2021

Country-Specific Information:

  • Ghana has had more than 73,003 confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders since February, 2021. Find the latest updated information here.
  • Accra Kotoka International Airport is open for regular international passenger travel. Ghana’s land and sea borders remain closed until further notice. See the Entry and Exit Requirements section below.
  • The Ministry of Health has mandated the use of facemasks in public. The police are enforcing this directive.
  • Restaurants are operating with appropriate social distancing precautions. Weddings, concerts, theatrical performances, and parties are banned. Large sporting events, political rallies, and festivals are suspended until further notice. Nightclubs, bars, beaches, and cinemas also remain closed until further notice. Private burials, with no more than 25 people, can take place, with the enforcement of the social distancing, hygiene and mask-wearing protocols. Religious services may operate at full capacity for up to two hours per service.
  • Large sporting events, political rallies, and festivals are suspended until further notice. Nightclubs, bars, beaches, and cinemas must also remain closed until further notice.

Visit the Embassy’s COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Ghana.