India is planning to make a Covid-19 negative test report mandatory for passengers arriving from countries with a high number of cases, the country's health minister said during an interview with broadcaster NewsX on Friday.
This year, hajj pilgrims have to carry negative report of Covid-19 test – done within 72 hours before boarding flight from Bangladesh.
Thailand's Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) said today that international travellers will no longer be required to take a PCR test on arrival.
There will be RT-PCR lab for Covid-19 test -- for outbound passengers -- inside Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka from Saturday, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said today.
Staffers of the sample collection centre at the Dhaka North City Corporation market delivered a Covid-19 test report within just nine hours of sample collection of a Saudi-bound expatriate Bangladeshi worker.
After Prof Abul Kalam Azad stepped down as director general of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) yesterday, its Director (Hospital) Aminul Hasan is now being removed from the post amid severe criticism over Covid-19 tests.
The Directorate General of Health Services has suspended Covid-19 testing approval of five healthcare service providers as those are yet to start the process.