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Covid-19: Changes in PCR test requirements announced for Dubai passengers

Dhanusha Gokulan (Principal Correspondent)/Dubai Filed on February 17, 2021

The announcement regarding the same was made on Twitter.

Passengers flying from India to Dubai on India’s budget airline Air India Express will now have to follow revised regulations on Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Covid-19 tests, according to an announcement made by the airline on its official Twitter handle.

“As per the advisory issued by the Dubai Health Authority (DHA), the copy of the Covid-19 PCR test report submitted by passengers must have QR code linking to their original test report,” tweeted Air India Express.

The date and time of the sample collection and reporting, including the date and time of receiving the result will now have to be mentioned accurately.


Dhanusha Gokulan

Originally from India, Dhanusha Gokulan has been working as a journalist for 10 years. She has a keen interest in writing about issues that plague the common person and will never turn down a human interest story. She completed her Bachelor in Arts in Journalism, Economics and English Literature from Mangalore University in 2008. In her spare time, she dabbles with some singing/songwriting, loves travelling and Audible is her favourite mobile application. Tweet at her @wordjunkie88

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