Sheremetyevo Performs 2,700 Rapid Tests for Coronavirus

posted on 7th August 2020 by Eddie Saunders
Sheremetyevo Performs 2,700 Rapid Tests for Coronavirus

A total of 2,715 people used the EMG express diagnostic service for coronavirus at Sheremetyevo International Airport between July 20 and August 5, 2020. The service has been especially in demand among passengers departing and arriving on international flights.

From August 1 through August 5, Sheremetyevo’s total international passenger traffic was 14,316 people, 5,796 on arriving flights and 8,520 on departing flights. Of these, 4,168 passengers were on scheduled flights to Turkey and Great Britain and 5,284 passengers were on flights arriving from Turkey and Great Britain. International service resumed at Terminal D on August 1.

The express testing service for coronavirus was launched at Sheremetyevo on July 20. Diagnostics are carried out using test systems manufactured by EMG (Evotech-Mirai Genomics), created with the financial support of the Russian Direct Investment Fund.

Passengers and guests of Sheremetyevo can get an express test for coronavirus and obtain a reliable result in 60 minutes at the health centers of Terminals B (domestic flights) and D (domestic and international flights).