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Posted On: 17 August 2020 02:30 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 09:12 am

Covid-19 test must for passengers travelling from Istanbul to Qatar

Vrinda Abilash
Vrinda Abilash
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Qatar Airways has announced in a Tweet that passengers travelling from other gateways in Turkey to Doha will be required to take a Covid-19 medical test on arrival at Hamad International Airport (HIA).

Passengers arriving in Qatar from Istanbul, Turkey, must present a negative result of a COVID-19 medical test taken within 48-hours of arrival to Doha at an accredited medical centre, effective as on 18 August.

Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has published a list of approved medical centres in Turkey on its website and the accredited COVID-19 testing centres are:

  • Ankara Sehir Hospital
  • Basaksehir Cam ve Sakura Sehir Hospital
  • Kartal Dr. Litfi Kirdar Hospital
  • Sakarya Üniversitesi Eğitim Ve Araştırma Hastanesi

Source: Qatar Airways, MoPH
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