China News Service, June 5 (Xinhua). According to the European Union quoted the Greek European Union News Agency, Qatar Airways issued a statement on the 3rd that on the flight that arrived at Athens International Airport on the 1st, all passengers were tested for the new crown virus when they boarded the aircraft in Doha. Negative. Earlier, on the 2nd, the Greek government announced that 12 passengers on the Qatar flight that arrived in Athens International Airport on the 1st tested positive for the new coronavirus, the authorities decided to suspend all flights to and from Qatar until the 15th.

  According to reports, Qatar Airways stated that 12 passengers diagnosed with New Coronavirus on board were not Qatari citizens. The statement said that when passengers (from different departure locations) arrived in Doha, before they boarded the plane to Athens, all passengers were tested in accordance with procedures and established epidemic prevention guidelines, and the results showed that they were suitable to continue the journey.

  It is reported that Qatar Airways is involved in a flight number QR 203 from Doha to Athens, with 91 passengers on board.

  According to the current Greek epidemic prevention regulations, 91 people on board arrived in Athens and arranged to stay in designated hotels and undergo quarantine testing. The test results showed that 12 passengers were positive for the new coronavirus, including 9 Pakistani citizens, they are legal residents of Greece; 2 from Australia Greek and a Greek citizen from Japan.

  The 12 passengers will be quarantined in the hotel for 14 days, and others as close contacts will be tested again after 7 days in quarantine.

  According to the current quarantine procedures, all flights arriving in Greece must undergo a new crown test. From June 15th, the Greek government will allow passengers from 29 countries to enter, exempt from mandatory quarantine and the new crown test, but the health department will conduct passenger Sampling virus detection. (Lin Jingyi)