Covid test at Dhaka airport within 3-4 days: CAAB Chairman
Covid-19 testing at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka will begin within three to four days, chairman of the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) Air-Vice Marshal M Mofidur Rahman said today.
He came up with the announcement during his visit to the site designated for RT-PCR booths to be set up at the car parking lot of the airport for outbound migrant workers.
The CAAB chairman said Covid-19 testing will begin once the diagnostic centre, selected by the authorities, sets up its RT-PCR mobile booths.
On September 6, Cabinet Secretary Khandker Anwarul Islam said PCR booths will be set up at three international airports of Bangladesh to facilitate passengers to take Covid-19 tests four to six hours before boarding their flights.
The directive came from a Cabinet meeting held with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair.
He said the PCR booths will be set up in Dhaka, Chattogram and Sylhet international airports.