Holiday returnees: Still no free Corona-Tests at the Frankfurt airport

At the largest German airport in Frankfurt, there will be a free Corona-Tests for foreign tourists. The airport operator Fraport acquisition referred to on Mond

Holiday returnees: Still no free Corona-Tests at the Frankfurt airport

At the largest German airport in Frankfurt, there will be a free Corona-Tests for foreign tourists. The airport operator Fraport acquisition referred to on Monday again on unresolved questions about the ownership and costs. It was in close consultation with the authorities, a company spokesman said. According to dpa information on Wednesday, the first coordination meeting of the Agencies involved should take place.

The competent Ministry of social Affairs in Wiesbaden checks, according to a spokeswoman at the moment, providers are able to provide sufficient testing capacity available at short notice. Because of the higher passenger traffic, the Situation in Frankfurt was to be paid not with other airports comparable.

The Minister of health of the Federation and the länder had decided last week that all travelers from at-risk areas after their return to Germany in the future, for free on the Coronavirus testing. At various airports, especially in Bavaria and North Rhine-Westphalia is already possible. Anyone who has a negative Test, as in the past two weeks in home quarantine. Mandatory Tests will be considered.

At the Frankfurt airport for nearly a month, a commercial Corona-the test center of the operator's Job, the demands for a quick test of 139 euros. With some lead it will cost 59 Euro. The operators that are currently being carried out up to 1500 Tests per day. By the end of last week, about 30,000 people had been examined, of which 70, the Virus wore.

The device is not only open to air travelers, but to all that want to know your current Covid Status. A further test consists in the Fraport-emergency ambulance to even higher prices.

Updated Date: 27 July 2020, 17:19

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