COVID-19: Ghana Introduces the Use Of Drones To Facilitate Testing, Ghana is using delivery drones from US-based startup Zipline to enable it to test people Swiftly, Outside major cities for the novel coronavirus, Zipline Announced .
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Ghana has recorded, thus far 834 confirmed cases, 99 people have recovered and nine people have died from COVID-19. Zipline operated its first coronavirus test flight on April 1 and will now fly samples collected from more than 1,000 health facilities in rural areas to laboratories in the capital Accra and Kumasi, the second-largest city. “Using contactless drone delivery to transport COVID-19 test samples will allow the government to respond swiftly to the pandemic and help save lives,” Zipline Chief Executive Keller Rinaudo said in a release