About preventive measures at Minsk National Airport
The list of countries has been updated, upon arrival from which passengers DO NOT NEED to be self-isolated.
As part of the implementation of measures to prevent the import of coronavirus infection into the Republic of Belarus, planned preventive work is being carried out at the interdepartmental level - Minsk National Airport is actively cooperating with the Ministry of Health, customs and border authorities. The Patients Routing Scheme was determined, medical staff instructed airport staff, checked the readiness of medical staff at the airport.
First of all, the task is to identify COVID-2019 infection. In addition to visual screening of arriving passengers in order to detect signs of the disease, additional sanitary and anti-epidemic measures are carried out:
In addition to visual screening of arriving passengers in order to detect signs of the disease, additional sanitary and anti-epidemic measures are carried out.
The staff of the sanitary quarantine point works at boards of aircrafts.
If symptoms are detected, a passenger will be referred to the medical service. For them, passports and customs procedures are separately processed. In arrivals (1-4 - international, 5-6 - union) thermal imagers are installed. It allows to measure a person’s temperature remotely.
Cleaning measures are being taken in the premises of the terminal with the use of disinfectants, as well as disinfectors and air recirculators are installed throughout the building of the airport complex.
Airport personnel involved in passenger and aircraft services is provided with personal protective equipment.
You can undergo laboratory testing for COVID-19 at Minsk National Airport.
At the moment a procedure by ICA (immunochromatographic assay) is available. The testing point is located in the departure area, sectors 5-6 (before pre-flight procedures). More information
If you have questions, please, contact the sanitary point at the airport:
The list of countries affected by COVID-2019 infection is determined by the Ministry of Health based on an assessment of the epidemiological situation in the world.
The Ministry of Health of the Republic of Belarus periodically updates the List of countries (hereinafter - the List) in which cases of COVID-19 infection are registered, regulated in accordance with the Resolution of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus dated March 25, 2020 No. 171 "On measures to prevent the importation and spread of infection caused by COVID-19" taking into account the Resolution of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus dated October 13, 2020 No. 591 "On amendments to the resolutions of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus dated March 25, 2020 No. 171 and dated April 8, 2020 No. 208".
In accordance with the Resolution of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus dated October 13, 2020 No. 591 "On Amendments to the Resolutions of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus No. 171 dated March 25, 2020 and No. 208 dated April 8, 2020" requirements for self-isolation have been updated – so the period of self-isolation is reduced to 10 calendar days from the date of arrival to the Republic of Belarus for persons who arrived from the countries:
• included in the List of the countries in which cases of COVID-19 infection are registered;
• not included in the List, traveling with a stopover through the countries included in the List, if these persons do not have documentary evidence of their stay in the countries of transit for no more than 24 hours.
Until the expiry of the period of self-isolation, such persons are not subject to cross the State border of the Republic of Belarus.
Foreigners and stateless persons, with the exception of permanent residents in Belarus, who arrived from countries not included in the List, when crossing the State Border of Belarus must have an original medical document (in Russian, Belarusian or English) confirming a negative laboratory test for infection COVID-19 completed no later than 72 hours before the date of crossing the State Border.
The list of countries has been updated, upon arrival from which passengers DO NOT NEED to be self-isolated (updated September 10, 2020).
More information on coronavirus infection can be found here.