Togo is not going to do things by halves

Côte d’Ivoire has decided to reopen from July 1 international flights suspended for almost four months to curb the spread of covid-19.

All passengers arriving on international flights will be subject to health checks and systematic follow-up during their stay in Côte d’Ivoire.

Togo should soon open its air borders. The arrival will however be under very strict health conditions.

No details have filtered for the moment concerning the device.

Authorities could ask passengers on intercontinental flights to do 72- or 96-hour PCR tests before flying.

Upon arrival, they will first pass through a laboratory located in the old terminal. Temperature measurement, information on the place of residence, telephone numbers to ensure traceability and random checks.

Nor is it impossible that visitors are required to perform a second PCR test a few days after their arrival.

All this sanitary mechanics will be clarified in the coming days.

To revive the economy and allow free movement, Togo, like its neighbors, has the obligation to reopen airports.

With maximum caution.