Jan 11, 2022, 12:08 PM
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Omicron rapid tests for all passengers to Mashad Int'l Airport

Mashad, IRNA – Secretary of COVID-19 Management Headquarters in Khorasan Razavi Province of Iran said that all foreign passengers to Mashhad International Airport are tested for COVID-19, especially the Omicron variant.

Ali Asghar Anjidani told IRNA on Tuesday that rapid COVID-19 tests are carried out on all foreign passengers by Mashad University of Medical Sciences and the ones facing major problems due to COVID-19 virus are quarantined.

He added that with most countries being infected by the new variant, Iran has taken various measures in recent weeks to prevent Omicron variant spread, including controlling of Mashhad Airport.

The number of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in Iran increased to 131,915 with 37 more Iranians killed by the deadly disease over the past 24 hours, Iran's Health Ministry announced on Monday.


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