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Coronavirus: Ghana starts computerized check of test outcomes

The Ministry of Health and the Ghana Health Service are executing the digitisation of COVID-19 test results for simplicity of check before movement and upon appearance in the country.


An assertion made accessible to the Ghana News Agency in Accra on Wednesday said Ghana had become the principal country in the ECOWAS to send a framework for computerized check of COVID-19 PCR test results dependent on the African Union Trusted Travel and ECOWAS BIOMARS standard.


The assertion, endorsed by Mr Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, the Health Minister, said an innovation stage, controlled mutually by the Ghana Health Service and the PanaBois Consortium, covered all the approved COVID-19 PCR testing research centers in the country.


It said that should help stop the flow of phony test outcomes, which, whenever left unchecked, would harm the country's endeavors at lessening the spread of the COVID-19 contamination through imported cases.


"All explorers, Airlines and Diplomatic Missions, Port Health, COVID-19 testing research facilities and any remaining applicable partners in Ghana are educated that solitary test outcomes or declarations bearing Trusted Travel or BIOMARS codes will be viewed as substantial for movement out of Ghana from 21st April, 2021," it added.


Explorers showing up in the nation should utilize a device made accessible through the UNDP-upheld Global Haven organization (www: globalhaven.org) for Covid-19 PCR test results authentication confirmation, the assertion said.


"A11 voyagers are unequivocally urged to pursue accounts on trustedtravel.panabios.org with a similar email address and portable numbers they gave to the research facilities during testing," it said.

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Accra COVID-19 Ghana Health Service Ghana News Agency Kwaku Agyeman-Manu

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