Coronavirus swabs on passengers who have just arrived from Malta on a Ryanair flight were performed in a specially equipped room at Perugia airport. The screening was decided by the Region and the staff of the Umbria Local Health Authority 1 operated.
Outside, the same passengers explained that if the swab is positive they will be informed within four hours. And until then they will have to remain in fiduciary isolation.
The flight arrived in Perugia a few minutes earlier than expected. On board about a hundred passengers (mostly young people) who once got off lined up, spaced and wearing masks, outside the room where the swabs were then performed. After the test they left the airport for their homes where they will have to remain in solitary confinement until the result is communicated to them by phone or email.
Speaking with ANSA outside the airport, several of them explained that they were in favor of carrying out the test. In fact, they said they saw “scarce” use of masks in Malta. (HANDLE).