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Shahzad Ahmad – Posted: May 5, 2021 | Last Updated: 12 minutes in the past

Posted: May 5, 2021 | Last Updated: 12 minutes in the past



Covid-19: CAA begins rapid testing of international passengers at airports

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The Civil Aviation Authority has began conducting rapid Covid-19 checks of international vacationers at airports throughout the nation.

Multiple well being groups have been despatched to airports. According to the Health Ministry, by means of these checks, coronavirus studies might be obtained inside 20 minutes.

If the studies come out optimistic, the passengers should isolate at a quarantine centre at their very own expense. Those who check detrimental might be allowed to go residence however should keep indoors for per week.

The National Command and Operation Centre has instructed the assistant commissioner of Islamabad to determine quarantine centres at two personal accommodations and a visitor home. Doctors and different medical employees have been stationed there in case of an emergency.

Earlier this month, the federal government prolonged its ban on the arrival of passengers from 23 international locations in Category C to curb the unfold of the lethal virus.

On May 1, the federal government determined to cut back inbound international flights to twenty% of the present quantum.

All inbound vacationers should adhere to the next testing and quarantine protocols:

Negative RT PCR check earlier than journey to Pakistan (most 72 hours previous)Rapid Antigen Testing on arrival at airports in PakistanNegative instances will endure 10 days self-quarantine at residence with stringent TTQ protocolsPositive instances might be shifted by provincial/district administration to a self-paid facility for 10 days quarantine with TTQ of contacts (if any). A second RT PCR check might be performed on the eighth day of the quarantine interval. In case of detrimental outcomes, passengers might be allowed to proceed residence. However, in case of a optimistic consequence, the passenger will both endure an extra quarantine interval or might be shifted to hospital as per the recommendation of well being authoritiesMandatory registration on Passtrack App by all inbound passengers earlier than touring to Pakistan Deportees are exempted from registration on Passtrack App

The Civil Aviation Authority has began conducting rapid Covid-19 checks of international vacationers at airports throughout the nation.

Multiple well being groups have been despatched to airports. According to the Health Ministry, by means of these checks, coronavirus studies might be obtained inside 20 minutes.

If the studies come out optimistic, the passengers should isolate at a quarantine centre at their very own expense. Those who check detrimental might be allowed to go residence however should keep indoors for per week.

The National Command and Operation Centre has instructed the assistant commissioner of Islamabad to determine quarantine centres at two personal accommodations and a visitor home. Doctors and different medical employees have been stationed there in case of an emergency.

Earlier this month, the federal government prolonged its ban on the arrival of passengers from 23 international locations in Category C to curb the unfold of the lethal virus.

On May 1, the federal government determined to reduce inbound international flights to 20% of the present quantum.

All inbound vacationers should adhere to the next testing and quarantine protocols:

  • Negative RT PCR check earlier than journey to Pakistan (most 72 hours previous)
  • Rapid Antigen Testing on arrival at airports in Pakistan
  • Negative instances will endure 10 days self-quarantine at residence with stringent TTQ protocols
  • Positive instances might be shifted by provincial/district administration to a self-paid facility for 10 days quarantine with TTQ of contacts (if any). A second RT PCR check might be performed on the eighth day of the quarantine interval. In case of detrimental outcomes, passengers might be allowed to proceed residence. However, in case of a optimistic consequence, the passenger will both endure an extra quarantine interval or might be shifted to hospital as per the recommendation of well being authorities
  • Mandatory registration on Passtrack App by all inbound passengers earlier than touring to Pakistan
  • Deportees are exempted from registration on Passtrack App

 

 

 

 

 

 

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