Ngurah Rai Worldwide Airport is the fifth airport to implement GeNose after the Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II worldwide airport in Palembang, Husein Sastranegara airport in Bandung, Yogyakarta worldwide airport, and Juanda airport in Suraba
Jakarta (ANTARA) – GeNose, a COVID-19 breathalyzer developed by an Indonesian scientist, can initially be utilized at Bali’s Ngurah Rai worldwide airport for screening vacationers, Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi has mentioned.
“Ngurah Rai Worldwide Airport is the fifth airport to implement GeNose after the Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II worldwide airport in Palembang, Husein Sastranegara airport in Bandung, Yogyakarta worldwide airport, and Juanda airport in Surabaya on April 1 (2021),” Sumadi mentioned in a press launch right here on Saturday.
He thanked and lauded Bali’s regional administration and PT Angkasa Pura 1 for serving to implement the GeNose service on the Ngurah Rai airport.
“The GeNose service has been examined. As many as 5 hundred thousand practice passengers have already used it and so they have admitted to feeling extra snug as a result of it’s cheaper, doesn’t harm, and has a excessive accuracy stage,” the minister mentioned.
Passengers solely should pay Rp40,000 to take the GeNose C-19 check on the Ngurah Rai airport, he knowledgeable. The testing venue is positioned within the public space of the arrivals terminal and is operational from 9 a.m. till 7 p.m. native time.
The implementation of the GeNose check at transportation amenities, like airports, is a follow-up, in response to a Activity Power letter (No.12/2021) concerning home journey amid the COVID-19 pandemic, became the Transportation Ministry’s letter No.26/2021 on tips for home journey by airplane through the COVID-19 pandemic. (INE)
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