Coronavirus: All passengers at Dubai airports to go through thermal scanning

Coronavirus, Dubai Airports, announces, new regulations, covid-19

Dubai Airports advises travellers on the basis of regulations from GCAA.

By Web Report

Published: Wed 11 Mar 2020, 6:13 PM

Last updated: Fri 13 Mar 2020, 8:28 AM

In response to the recent outbreak of coronavirus, Dubai Airports has listed regulations/guidelines for travellers as directed by the UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority.
On arrival to Dubai International (DXB) all passengers will go through a non-intrusive thermal scanning process as they pass through customs. 
Those arriving from any of the countries listed below will undergo thermal screening and nasal swab. This level of screening is being carried out by Dubai Health Authority's (DHA) airport medical centre team at DXB and limited to the following countries:
>People's Republic of China - Beijing
As directed by the relevant authorities, flights to and from the following countries have been temporarily suspended:
>Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
>Islamic Republic of Iran
>People's Republic of China, except for Beijing
Those travelling to Kuwait, via Dubai, and are resident of or have travelled to the following countries in the past 14-days, will not be permitted to enter Kuwait and should check with their airline before departure:
>Sri Lanka

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