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Covid-19 expansion: Dubai airports will conduct random PCR testing on passengers

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With an end goal to restrict the spread of Covid-19, Dubai International Airport will presently lead random PCR tests on travelers on arrival.

At present, in excess of 50 nations, including Afghanistan, Angola, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Cambodia, Chile, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Georgia, Ghana, Guinea, India, Iran, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Jordan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Liberia, Morocco, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Romania, Rwanda, Russia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Somaliland, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe are as of now likely to screening on arrival.

Notwithstanding, authorities have affirmed that as a prudent step extra tests are being led on flights excluded from this rundown.

Travelers who showed up from the UK affirmed they were tested at Dubai airport upon arrival. UK isn’t on the rundown of nations requiring PCR tests.

In the mean time, the Emirates carriers on Wednesday suspended departures from 10 African nations to Dubai which incorporate Republic of Angola (LAD); Republic of Guinea (CKY); Republic of Kenya (NBO); United Republic of Tanzania (DAR); Republic of Uganda (EBB); Republic of Ghana (ACC); Republic of Cote d’Ivoire (ABJ); Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (ADD); Zambia (LUN); and Zimbabwe (HRE).

On Wednesday, he UAE’s Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) likewise distinguished 2,234 new coronavirus cases over the previous 24 hours.

The all out number of recorded cases in the UAE accordingly remains at 757,145.


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