Samples for testing: Drones to transport now

This was disclosed by President Nana Akufo-Addo on Sunday, April 19, 2020, when he addressed the nation on measures adopted in the fight against COVID-19 in Ghana.


Government is deploying drones for transportation of samples taken from persons suspected to be infected with Coronavirus for onward delivery to the various centres for testing.

In his 7th address to the nation, he made clear by saying,

Government has also introduced the use of drones to expedite the transportation of samples to laboratory centres. On Friday 17th April for example, 51 samples were delivered from the Omenako drone distribution centre to Noguchi.

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