Covid 19: Ghana’s Embassy in US Suspends Services over Outbreak
the suspension according to the embassy, is a necessary precautionary measure in wake of the Covid-19 outbreak
Ghana’s Embassy in the United States of America has suspended suspend consular services for the issuance of Ghanaian visas and passports due to the coronavirus outbreak.
The directive will take effect from Tuesday, March 17, 2020.
According to the Embassy in a statement signed by Head of Information & Public Affairs, Kofi Tonto, and copied to soireenews.com, the decision to suspend its consular services, had become necessary as a precautionary measure to protect clients in wake of the declared pandemic.
The statement on Monday, March 16, however indicated: “All mails received prior to the effective date will be processed and dispatched to applicants.”
“The Embassy in consultation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration is also suspending all official travels and public engagements.”
Currently, the total tally of confirmed coronavirus cases (Covid-19) in Ghana is six. The Ghana Health Service (GHS) confirmed four new cases of Coronavirus (Covid-19) in the country on Sunday, March 15, 2020.
Below is the full statement from the Ghana’s Embassy in US