A report chanced on by Pinaxnews.com indicates that a whopping $17.3 million was raked in between September and December 2020, from Coronavirus testing at the Kotoka International Airport.
As per the Transport Minister, Kwaku Asiamah, Ghana Airport Company got $1.1 million, while Frontiers Health Services got $16.2 million.
Unveiling this in Parliament after the Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu mentioned insights concerning the returns from the COVID-19 testing exercise at the Kotoka International Airport, Mr. Asiamah said the agreement between the Ghana Airport Company and Frontiers Health Services specified a ratio of 10 to 140 dollars out of the $150 testing charge.
Moreover, per the concession arrangement, Frontiers Healthcare Services paid $10 to the Airport Company as royalties.
Government on September 2020 contracted Frontiers Healthcare Solution Services Limited to lead the fast COVID-19 tests following the returning of the air terminal to global traveler flights.
Non-ECOWAS travelers coming to Ghana via air are required to pay $150 briefly PCR Coronavirus test directed by Frontiers Healthcare Solution Services Limited.
NB: Myjoyonline.com contributed to writing this article