As of: 28.07.2020 6:17 p.m. – NDR 1 Lower Saxony
Across Germany, more and more corona test centers are operating at airports. After test centers for returning travelers were recently offered at the airports in Düsseldorf, Cologne / Bonn, Frankfurt am Main, Dortmund and Munich, the north is now following suit. Tests have been on since Tuesday Münster-Osnabrück Airport (FMO) possible.
Tests are free
Passengers who return from a flight from a Corona risk area can be tested there voluntarily. If the test is negative, the otherwise mandatory quarantine is omitted. The offer goes back to one Decision of the health ministers of the federal states and the federal government. The background to this is the concern that infections will be introduced into Germany. To the from Robert Koch Institute (RKI) designated corona risk areas currently belong to about 130 countries, including Turkey and the United States.
Open questions in Hanover
Also at Hannover-Langenhagen Airport Plans are underway for a corona test center. How exactly this should work is still unclear, said a spokesman. Of the Hamburg Airport had announced on Friday soon Want to set up a test center. However, it is still unclear when operations will start there. The same applies to the Bremen Airport. According to a spokesman, it should become more specific over the course of the week.