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Covid Test

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Has anyone any idea, where in Luxor, I can get the PCR test done that will allow me to travel?


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Re: Covid Test

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carrie wrote: Thu Jan 07, 2021 6:13 am Has anyone any idea, where in Luxor, I can get the PCR test done that will allow me to travel?
I think your best bet is to call the international hospital. They will be familiar with the situation as many Egyptian workers in the Gulf need to get one to fly there.

If the hospital don’t do it themselves, they’ll surely be able to point you in the right direction.

At the back of my mind , I think it costs around $100

Have a look at this :

https://www.egypttoday.com/Article/1/92 ... t-PCR-test

Bearing in mind the 72 hour time constraint, you may find it necessary to get tested in Cairo, assuming you’d be flying from there, and therefore need to spend a night or two there.

There’s some helpful info here :

https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/ShowTopic ... Egypt.html
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Have you enquired at Luxo r Medical Centre?
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You could always wait until the repatriation flights start.... 8)
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Who2 wrote: Thu Jan 07, 2021 11:56 am You could always wait until the repatriation flights start.... 8)
There’s no shortage of flights to U.K...and ,of course, Carrie wouldn’t need a PCR test to go there.

I suspect she’s thinking of somewhere else....Turkey perhaps? :lol:
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Thanks Newcastle I will call and ask at the International next time I am over.
Hatusu, after recent experiences I wouldn't go there if it was the last place on earth.
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I've written to Boris asking him to close all international flights.
That'll keep Nick cleaning the gaff for a few months..
Had a great chat with the covid blood taking tester guy yesterday.
He's stunned by the ignorance out there, interesting chat..... 8)
Ps; I was his 15th test and it was only 14.30..
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carrie wrote: Thu Jan 07, 2021 1:46 pm Hatusu, after recent experiences I wouldn't go there if it was the last place on earth.
Spill the beans :ct
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Seems I spoke too soon regarding PCR test not required to enter UK. It is from next Thursday.

https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics ... hy2VDgSW_0

@ Who2 Better tell your mate
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I'd like to know about LMC too Carrie if it's somewhere that should now be avoided.
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OK in another post and it's a long story so later when I have more time.
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So if your a British Citizen returning home you need to have a covid test?
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Yes....

100,000 Britons abroad face scramble to find a covid test or risk being stranded as government rules travellers will be BANNED from entering UK without a negative test - within DAYS.

Every traveller coming into UK ports or airports should have a pre-flight negative test to enter or will face a £500 on-the-spot fine.

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https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl ... -test.html
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carrie wrote: Thu Jan 07, 2021 1:46 pm Thanks Newcastle I will call and ask at the International next time I am over.
Hatusu, after recent experiences I wouldn't go there if it was the last place on earth.
Looks like the Luxor Fever Hospital ( whatever that is) is the place

https://www.clab.mohp.gov.eg/
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A question ?
Has getting a CV19 test in Luxor been resolved, Nick has asked where to get one.
Personally, I would have recommended the Luxor Medical Center, as my experience of them has been 100%.
And the thought of using the International Hospital is totally insane.
Remember the old saying, "It's safer outside a Hospital than in" and venturing into the Int Hospital,
I reckon would be signing one's own death certificate.... 8)
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Luxor fever hospital, called in today. I dont know how much.
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Well to let all you 'lotus-eaters out there know, that Nick will now be staying until 2nd Feb.
In my view he will probably be there well into March or even later as by then, No-one will be flying into the UK.

And as for the report ' a lack of oxygen in Egypt ? The UK is on its 'last legs as far a Oxygen is concerned.... 8)
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Re: Covid Test

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Well to let all you 'lotus-eaters out there know, that Nick will now be staying until 2nd Feb.
A bit longer methinks.

The next EasyJet flight out of Hurghada is 11th Feb. I think the flight on 2nd was pulled some days ago.
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