Wed, 26 Jan 2022

BEIRUT, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) -- Lebanon's General Directorate of Aviation on Monday announced new travel rules for arrivals in Lebanon to curb the spread of COVID-19, the National News Agency reported.

The directorate said that from Dec. 15, passengers coming to Lebanon must register on a platform of the Ministry of Public Health, take a PCR test at a certified lab in the country of departure and upload the test result on the platform.

It added that all passengers arriving in Lebanon except for children and the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) members must take a PCR test upon arrival in Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport.

Lebanon has recently seen a remarkable increase in its daily number of infections with total cases reaching 678,801 and the death toll from the virus standing at 8,775.

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