Random Covid testing of international arriving passengers at Hyderabad airport begins | Hyderabad News – Times of India


HYDERABAD: On Saturday, the authorities at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad began randomly testing international passengers arriving at the airport for the coronavirus. This measure has been implemented to prevent the potential spread of the virus in India.
Two per cent of passengers arriving by each international flight will be subject to random coronavirus testing at airports from Saturday.
According to the sources, samples were collected randomly from some passengers who arrived from Jeddah at 11am.
“As of now two counters were set up for collection of samples. The number of counters will be increased from Monday,” the sources told PTI adding thermal screening is being done to every passenger.
They said after the collection of samples they were allowed to exit the airport.
With inputs from PTI


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