The Geneva-Cointrin airport has taken at the behest of the Federal office for health (BAG) measures. As a spokeswoman informs, on request, regarding this, the passengers from China. It is not only to inform passengers more thoroughly. "The traceability of your trip is to be improved," says the spokeswoman.
in Concrete terms: The identity of the new arrivals, the airport employees will distribute a so-called "Contact Tracing Card". These questionnaires allow the authorities to know the travel program in Switzerland. "If necessary, a Person can be tracked and their whereabouts can be traced."
With flyers to distribute to the crews during the flight, are to be made, tourists to the current "epidemic Situation" in Switzerland, to the attention of. "The authorities expect that these measures will be sufficient for the time being. Since the incoming passengers to be examined before the departure of your flight medical."
at the airport in Zürich you are prepared for the case that the Virus spreads further. In the case of the planned measures, it is first and foremost to protect employees. "We have sheets of Plexiglas prepared, which we attach to the switches, in order to prevent the infection of our employees," says a spokeswoman.
in Addition, would be protected in case of an escalation of those employees specially who are in close contact with the passengers – for example, in the care of physically impaired passengers: with goggles, gloves and masks.
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Created: 01.03.2020, 19:02 PMUpdated Date: 02 March 2020, 06:17