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Approval of Rapid Antigen Test for Travelers

09 Jan, 2022 09:35 AMAl Raya NewspaperIntended Audience
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The Ministry of Public Health has approved the rapid antigen test for travelers returning to the country and must undergo a “Covid-19” examination after their arrival, instead of the PCR examination, provided that the rapid examination should be done in an approved medical center.

The Ministry explained that private medical facilities and primary health care corporation centers offer rapid antigen tests. Tests are available in more than 100 private hospitals and clinics, and results are delivered within 15 minutes, while in primary care corporation centers the results are sent via text messages within two hours from the test, and they appear in EHTERAZ app within 4 hours.

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