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US to require negative Covid-19 tests for arriving international air passengers

US to require negative Covid-19 tests for arriving international air passengers

Nearly all air travellers will need to present a negative coronavirus test to enter the United States under expanded test testing requirements announced on Tuesday.

Technical tests of Lusail Tram begin

Technical tests of Lusail Tram begin

Technical tests of the Lusail Tram have started, Qatar Rail has announced.

Polish President tests positive for coronavirus

Polish President tests positive for coronavirus

Polish President Andrzej Duda has tested positive for coronavirus and is subject to quarantine but is feeling good, presidential minister Blazej Spychalski announced on Saturday.

Philippines' Duterte promises payment as Red Cross stops Covid-19 tests

Philippines' Duterte promises payment as Red Cross stops Covid-19 tests

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Friday his government will pay the 931 million pesos ($19.25 million) it owes the Red Cross after the humanitarian agency stopped conducting Covid-19 tests.

Saliva-based Covid tests for children start next week

Saliva-based Covid tests for children start next week

The saliva-based Covid-19 tests for children will begin next week and help determine if there is transmission of the infection within schools, a senior health official has said.

Credit stress tests indicate Qatar’s banking sector at 'comfortable' position: QCB

Credit stress tests indicate Qatar’s banking sector at 'comfortable' position: QCB

Credit stress tests have indicated that Qatar’s banking sector is at a “comfortable” position owing to the availability of “sufficient” capital, although “traces of risk” have been identified at the individual bank level ...

Entrance tests to go ahead despite surging Covid cases in India

Entrance tests to go ahead despite surging Covid cases in India

More than 2mn students will sit for admission tests to medical and engineering schools next week, the government said on Wednesday, despite growing concern ...

Sprint king Usain Bolt tests positive for coronavirus

Sprint king Usain Bolt tests positive for coronavirus

Usain Bolt was in quarantine on Monday as Jamaican media reported the sprint legend had tested positive for the coronavirus, just days after he celebrated his 34th birthday with a lavish party.

Boeing 737 MAX certification flight tests to begin on Monday

Boeing 737 MAX certification flight tests to begin on Monday

Pilots and test crew members from the US Federal Aviation Administration and Boeing Co are slated to begin a three-day certification test campaign for the 737 MAX on Monday ...

Japan allows saliva-based tests to boost coronavirus detection

Japan allows saliva-based tests to boost coronavirus detection

Japan's government said on Tuesday it has approved saliva-based tests for the new coronavirus, offering a safer, simpler way to diagnose infection than nasal swabs as it looks to boost its testing rates.

Migrant workers in Malaysia to undergo coronavirus tests as curbs eased

Migrant workers in Malaysia to undergo coronavirus tests as curbs eased

Migrant workers in Malaysia are now required to be tested for the new coronavirus, a senior minister said, as the government eased six-week long curbs on movement and businesses.

India suspends coronavirus antibody tests after questions over reliability

India suspends coronavirus antibody tests after questions over reliability

India has ordered a pause in testing for antibodies to the coronavirus because of concern over the accuracy, health officials said on Wednesday, complicating the fight against the epidemic ...