Covid testing facility at IGMR for all passengers right before departure. Now, the covid testing facility has been made available for both domestic and international passengers departing from Delhi Airport.
What Delhi International Airport Limited has announced?
As per the announcement made by DIAL(Delhi International Airport Limited), the on-demand coronavirus testing facility for departing International and domestic passengers has commenced.
Before departure, passengers having flights from IGIA to undergo covid test:
Right before the departure, all international and domestic passengers who are taking their flight from IGIA( Indira Gandhi International Airport) will have to undergo a Coronavirus test.
Covid testing facility at IGMR for all passengers right before departure:
From September 12 till date, the covid 19 testing facility was available for only International arrivals at the Delhi airport. However, from now onwards all passengers will have a coronavirus test right before they take the flight.
Passengers to arrive at the airport six hours before for covid testing facility:
Delhi International Airport Limited said in a statement that such passengers should arrive at the airport nearly 6 hours before. By paying INR 2400, they can get their test at the airport itself and within 6 hours they will get their results.
Association with Genstrings Diagnostic Centre Pvt. Ltd for coronavirus testing facility:
Genstrings Diagnostic Centre Pvt. Ltd is an ICMR approved laboratory with which DIAL has associated with. On 28 October 2020, A covid 19 sample collection booth was set up at Terminal 3 in front of Gate no 8. Delhi state government has also associated with Genestrings Diagnostic Centre Pvt Ltd to test coronavirus samples.
Launching RT-PCR facility for international and domestic passengers at the airport: Videsh Kumar
Nearly 120 to 130 samples are collected at the booths per hour. Videsh Kumar, DIAL CEO stated about launching RT -PCR facility for outbound International and domestic passengers at the airport.