Saturday 06 June 2020
Books – Muhammad Obaid:
Quarantine authorities at Cairo International Airport decided Saturday evening to cancel blood tests for discovering the “Corona virus” for those coming from abroad immediately upon their arrival, and only to measure the temperature of passengers only, as part of the state’s plan to restore the movement of the aircraft again after stopping since last March as a result The epidemic is spreading.
Well-informed sources at the airport said that the quarantine authorities started to cancel the blood tests for the passengers, and the application began on the EgyptAir plane coming from Jeddah, examining the doctors under the supervision of Dr. Hazem Hussein, director of “Quarantine”, the passengers on the surface and measuring the temperature of each passenger, and allowing them to leave The airport after signing a home quarantine for 14 days.
The sources indicated that in the event of any passenger temperature rise, tests will be taken and transferred to hospitals designated to treat the virus.
The sources added in press statements, that the decision is an important step in reopening air traffic again and coexist with the virus, and the application of guidelines for international aviation organizations, as it is an important step to eliminate congestion inside the airport lounges, and speedy completion of arrival procedures, indicating that it will allow the arrival of all flights For Cairo International Airport, instead of arriving at domestic airports and returning again to Cairo International Airport.
The Civil Aviation Authority announced that the civil aviation movement in Egypt has stopped, whether for incoming or outgoing Egyptian airports since last March 19, and the letter excluded 5 cases of suspension, including air cargo flights and charter flights; To be able to return tourist groups after the end of their programs without bringing in new groups, international ambulance trips and domestic flights inside the country.