German Mallorca-tourists Test-Chaos: We're hardly

At holiday returnees from Mallorca and the other foreign holiday areas is now waiting at the airport the police: test control. Since the night of Tuesday, the t

German Mallorca-tourists Test-Chaos: We're hardly

At holiday returnees from Mallorca and the other foreign holiday areas is now waiting at the airport the police: test control. Since the night of Tuesday, the test is mandatory for travellers returning on arrival in Germany. But this could be on the Spanish holiday island is soon to be a major Problem: According to industry experts, about 40,000 Germans will spend this year for your Easter holiday in Majorca. However, the test capacities are much too tight, says a doctor at a testing station.

doctors: "Create a maximum of 100 Tests a day,"

"We are creating a maximum of 100 Tests a day, but of course not thousands, daily needs," says Andreas Leonhard, a physician from the German specialist medical center in Mallorca, to the "image" newspaper. If, on Easter Monday, thousands of holidaymakers home want to fly, could be exhausted, the test capacity, fear of doctors. "How is this test quantities on Easter are done Monday to the test centers, is a mystery to me," says the German doctor. "Mathematically, it could be especially Easter Monday tight".

His colleague Ulrich Esser assumes that all Germans can be tested, "if you take care of in a timely manner to schedule an appointment". In any case, you should wait until the day before the trip. The specialist centre was up to 11. April fully booked.

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On Tuesday the mandatory Testing began in Mallorca, at least, is still largely smoothly, told the German press Agency. 25 flights to Germany were, according to official information, at least on the program. Prior to the new Airport-test centre, which is quite inconspicuous in the departures area and since last week, is formed in the morning, nevertheless, just a small queue. A maximum of about ten returnees were there. Photo: dpa, The German Federal police at Frankfurt airport travelers that were previously returned from a flight from Palma de Mallorca to Germany.

vacationers access to private hospitals

As the website of the provider Eurofins Megalab was broken due to the great demand in the days before, there had been fears on the first day at the Airport Chaos. Relatively quickly, it went ahead but also because some of the tourists before the date of departure, in private hospitals had a test. "With the appointment, everything went smoothly," says a young couple. Other holidaymakers not to report but to the "Mallorca Zeitung" that the clinic sent the results via e-Mail, and the tourists had to pick up once again, even the receipt of a negative Test on the spot.

The private hospitals seem to be already overloaded: According to the research of "Mallorca Zeitung" was not at Tuesday morning for further information ready. "We've just come when you're not because of the Tests, just log in, please again later," said an employee. In another clinic the phone is not lifted at all, again, somewhere else, the hospital spokeswoman, is prevented.

Spanish-Trouble at the airport

such appointment must now draw another vacationers, according to the "image". "I'm already on that for days, book an online Test, it's just not working. Even on the new App ,Trust One' – not a Chance! Now I need to find a clinic or a doctor, where I hopefully get a Test date. It costs Double that, but what am I supposed to do," complained the traveler told the newspaper.

A traveller complained to the German press Agency that the information on the mandatory Testing by the tour operators were at all against continued: "Neither the tour operator nor the Airline gave me to know. I've spent two days trying to find where I can get a test." Another is outraged by the coordination of the Airline: "I have the test result only in Spanish, now you do not want me to take the airline," says a passenger to the "Mallorca Zeitung". After lengthy discussion, the vacationers and his family were allowed to go but home.

40,000 Germans will be over Easter

in mid-March expect the bookings for flights to Mallorca in the height, as in Germany, the mandatory Quarantine upon return of the Balearic Islands, picked up. Alone on the weekend 129 flyer from Germany were in Palma landed. For the next few days are expected to be on the Spanish island of numerous flights with German tourists, industry experts expect with 40,000 tourists over the Easter holidays.

since Tuesday applicable Test requirement for tourists to for the time being, 12 up to and including. May apply. Who can submit to the airline no evidence of a negative result, may not go into the machine. And who is tested positive, you must stay in a vacation area and in a Hotel in quarantine to go. For eleven people in the Mallorca-stay ended in a converted Hotel in the heart of Palma.

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Updated Date: 31 March 2021, 20:27

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