Osnabrück airport: test center in operation NDR.de – News

As of: 28.07.2020 6:17 p.m. – NDR 1 Lower Saxony

Anyone arriving by plane from a Corona risk area can have it tested voluntarily and free of charge at Münster-Osnabrück Airport (subject image).

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.



NDR Info

07/22/2020 9:45 p.m.

NDR Info

Passenger data from vacation returnees from Corona risk areas are sent directly to the Health Department. In future, travelers will be tested for the virus directly at the airport. Video (02:56 min)

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.

Further information

NDR Info

28.07.2020 12:15 p.m.

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Anyone who enters Germany from one of the approximately 130 risk areas such as Egypt or Turkey will have to have a corona test carried out in the future. The north German airports are also preparing. more


According to a decision by the health ministers, all returning travelers can now be tested for the corona virus – voluntarily and free of charge. That reports tagesschau.de. external

07/24/2020 7:30 p.m.

Anyone coming to Germany from a risk area by plane should be able to be tested at the airport. This should soon also be possible at Hamburg Airport. more

06.07.2020 08:00 a.m.

The airports in Lower Saxony and Bremen recorded a drop in passenger numbers due to the corona crisis. Compared to half of 2019, only a third of vacationers were on the go. more

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NDR 1 Lower Saxony | Current | 07/26/2020 | 3:00 p.m.



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