Your passport and corona test, please: Vienna airport starts on-site screening for those who wish to avoid quarantine
Austrian health officials require everyone arriving in the country by air to provide a health certificate ensuring they are not carrying the coronavirus. Without one issued no less than four days prior to arrival, travelers must sign up for two weeks of self-isolation. Starting Monday, there will be an alternative – an on-site express test with a three-hour wait before the results come through.
The same PCR express test will be available to people leaving Austria who may need a certificate to travel to another country with similar entry requirements or for other people who wish to be tested, the airport said on Sunday. The service costs €190 (about $210).Also on rt.com A cautious reopening, but gatherings still off the cards: How Europe is lifting its lockdown
Austria is currently in the process of loosening its national coronavirus lockdown, with some non-essential businesses allowed to open after almost seven weeks of closure. The country reported almost 15,600 infections and almost 600 deaths linked to the pandemic.
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