Passengers returned from abroad are placed in quarantine
Another 122 passengers who returned to Nur-Sultan from abroad were placed in a quarantine facility. They did not present valid COVID-19 PCR test certificates. A total of 828 passengers and 36 crew members arrived in the Kazakh capital that day. Those who did not have COVID-19 test certificates will undergo testing. In addition, there are plans to open a laboratory for rapid coronavirus testing at the airport terminal in the near future. This will allow the travelers to get their COVID-19 test results within 15 minutes.
“The planes of Turkish Airlines, Air Astana and Flydubai landed at the airport in Nur-Sultan on October 8 with a total of 828 passengers and 36 crew members. 122 people did not present COVID-19 PCR test certificates. They were placed in a quarantine facility. None of them had a fever. Should someone test positive for coronavirus, he will be sent to the infectious diseases hospital for further treatment. Passengers will be allowed to leave the quarantine facility if they test negative for COVID-19. To date, charter flights arrive from Dubai, Istanbul, Antalya, Moscow, Frankfurt and Yekaterinburg,” said Zarina Buyenbayeva, spokesperson for the Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport.