The ministry of health on behalf of the government has directed all public health laboratories to make covid-19 testing free of charge for services such as ill-health, contact tracing, and exposure.
A statement signed by Kwabena Boadu Oku-Afari, Ag. Chief Director of the minister of Health says, only travelers should be charged for testing.
According to the statement, “All other walk-in requests such as ill-health, contact tracers, and exposure must be done free of charge using public health resources. All public health laboratories are to take note and comply.”