• North Korea testing, quarantining for COVID-19, still says no cases: WHO representative

    1 month ago - By China Travel & Tourism News

    North Korea, one of only a handful of countries not to have reported confirmed cases of COVID-19, has said that it continues testing and has more than 500 people in quarantine, the World Health Organization told Reuters on Tuesday.
    The WHO, which said it had been receiving “weekly updates” from the health ministry, said that the reclusive country had the capacity to test coronaviruses in its national reference laboratory in the capital Pyongyang.
    “As of 2 April, 709 people - 11 foreigners and 698 nationals - have been tested for COVID-19. There is no report of a COVID-19 case. There are...
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  • Gatwick Airport to be partially used as COVID-19 testing centre

    Gatwick Airport to be partially used as COVID-19 testing centre

    1 month ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    Gatwick Airport will now be partially utilised as a drive-through testing centre for coronavirus cases in the U.K. The site will be open starting today, April 8 and be available for usage from 09:00-17:00 on an appointment-only basis every day. Initially, the airport testing site will be accessible by NHS staff and the invited key workers.
    Stewart Wingate, Chief Executive, Gatwick Airport, said in a recent press statement that the airport is pleased to support the national effort against the spread of the coronavirus by allowing Gatwick facilities to be used as a vital testing centre for...
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