Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Accra, Ghana

Health Alert:  U.S. Embassy Accra, Ghana (May 12, 2020)

Location:  Ghana

Event:   U.S. Embassy Repatriation Flight Information and Continued Ghana Restaurant, Bar, and Night Club Closure
Repatriation Flights

All U.S. citizens and LPRs who are interested in a potential chartered repatriation flight to the United States must complete the online request form available here.(If you have already completed the form, DO NOT submit a new one.) Submit one form per person with your complete contact information, and please DO NOT call or email the Embassy to confirm receipt of your request.

Unless you receive an email from the U.S Embassy in Accra, using an email address ending in and instructing you to come to the airport, please do not come to the Embassy or go to the airport.

Ban on Public Gatherings Still Includes Bars, Night Clubs, and Restaurants

The Government of Ghana’s ban on all public gatherings is in effect until May 31. On May 13, the Ministry of Tourism released clarifying guidance to the hospitality industry, stating that all bars and night clubs must remain closed, and that all restaurants (including hotel restaurants) may operate take-out and delivery food service only. All U.S. citizens should continue to follow Government of Ghana health directives, limit their movements to essential errands, and continue wearing facemasks in public and practice social distancing.

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