Qatar Confirms COVID-19 Test Requirements For World Cup Fans Amid 440,000 Confirmed Cases | Sahara Reporters

29/09/2022 8:09:00 PM

Qatar Confirms COVID-19 Test Requirements For World Cup Fans Amid 440,000 Confirmed Cases | Sahara Reporters

Qatar Confirms COVID-19 Test Requirements For World Cup Fans Amid 440,000 Confirmed Cases | Sahara Reporters

The organisers of World Cup due to start on November 20, in Qatar have stated that fans attending must show proof of a negative COVID-19 test regardless of their vaccination status. The testing policy, which applies to visitors aged six and older, is “regardless of the individual’s vaccination status. All visitors aged six and over must are said to present a negative result from a PCR test taken within 48 hours before their departure or from a rapid antigen test taken in the 24 hours before arriving.

The testing policy, which applies to visitors aged six and older, is “regardless of the individual’s vaccination status.In early September, the civilians were ordered to report for pre-dawn duty at the national service camp north of the Qatari capital Doha.Don Silas Chelsea midfielder, Jorginho, has named Brazil as the country he will be cheering for at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar this year.contemplating the different milestones that have been achieved so far, alongside the recognition of its importance as a crucial pillar of development, both here in Nigeria and worldwide.

The organisers of World Cup due to start on November 20, in Qatar have stated that fans attending must show proof of a negative COVID-19 test regardless of their vaccination status.The testing policy, which applies to visitors aged six and older, is “regardless of the individual’s vaccination status.The civilians were told they had been called up to assist with the World Cup and that it was their “patriotic duty” to do so, the source said.All visitors aged six and over must are said to present a negative result from a PCR test taken within 48 hours before their departure or from a rapid antigen test taken in the 24 hours before arriving.Italy was forced to take part in the playoff semi-final, where they squared off against North Macedonia.This is contained in statement published on Thursday by the country’s Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy on their website.Some volunteers are also training alongside the conscripted force, according to the source, who has direct knowledge of the plan and the training.It noted that the results of the rapid antigen tests will only be accepted if they are from official medical centres and not self-administered.According to estimates from the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, international tourist arrivals almost tripled in the first seven months of 2022, as against the same period last year, and this reveals the strengthening of demand, as travels restrictions are lifted in many more countries (86 at the last count).

It also stated that no further tests will be required in Qatar if visitors do not develop symptoms of COVID-19.“Recruits will provide additional support during the tournament as part of the regular programme, just as they do every year at major public events, such as the National Day celebrations,” the statement added.So, of course, Brazil… I will be cheering for them, and let’s see what is going to happen.According to the report, visitors aged 18 and above will also be required to download a government-run contact tracing phone application called Ehteraz.The statement reads in part;"Regardless of the individual’s vaccination status, the following COVID-19 testing measures are required for visitors entering Qatar for the FIFA World Cup.Dodging the duty can incur a year in prison and a fine of 50,000 Qatari rials (13,700 dollars)."Any visitor aged six and over is required to present an official negative COVID-19 PCR test result taken no more than 48 hours before departure time or an official negative Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) result no more than 24 hours before departure time.The test result will need to be submitted at the airport check-in counter.In past years, Qatari conscripts have participated in National Day celebrations and arrangements for National Sports Day.It goes without much saying that the opportunities embedded in tourism are enormous.

NB: The test should be conducted at a medical centre in the country of origin.RAT self-tests are not valid for travel purposes.The current group of civilians are on four months paid leave from their jobs at key Qatari institutions like state-owned QatarEnergy and the foreign ministry, the source said."Children under six are exempt from submitting a negative COVID-19 test before departure to Qatar."People arriving in Qatar are not required to undergo quarantine, regardless of vaccination status or country or origin.S."Anyone who tests positive for COVID-19 while in Qatar will be required to isolate in accordance with Ministry of Public Health guidelines.Advertisement As efforts at rethinking tourism point the focus on the future, there is certainly a future in which Nigerian tourism is primed to be a major driver, indicated in its positioning for greater activities and attraction.

Visitors are not required to take a COVID-19 test after arrival in Qatar.The diplomats are expected to return to their posts after the World Cup."Qatar does not require any traveller to take a COVID-19 test before departing Qatar.However, travellers should check the requirements of their destination country and follow their specific COVID-19 travel requirements.The sessions are being conducted by officials from the security division of Qatar’s World Cup organisers, the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, the source said."A green Ehteraz status (showing the user does not have a confirmed case of COVID-19) is required to enter any public closed indoor spaces," the statement added.Fans will have to wear masks on public transport but vaccination is not mandatory for the unprecedented influx of 1.Training also includes hour-long marching drills on the parade ground.This is evident from their documented impact, seeing to the generation of an annual compound value of close to $2.

2 million visitors expected for the November 20 to December 18 tournament.Qatar has recorded more than 440,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 692 deaths from the virus, according to data from the Ministry of Public Health.22, about 30 national service participants stood to attention in one of the temporary security huts outside Khalifa International Stadium.Topics.

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