Brazil started vaccination more than 5 months ago, the country that has more than 200 million inhabitants, today occupies the 11th place in the G20 (the group of the 20 largest economies in the world). Brazil has been a world reference in vaccination journeys, thanks to a public health system with a department dedicated to taking care only of this matter.
Rio de Janeiro International Airport, GIG, now offers the possibility for passengers to take the PCR exams for Covid-19 inside the airport. It is a partnership with Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein. This is Einstein’s first laboratory unit in Rio de Janeiro.
From the 29th of March, the inauguration of the complete structure of the unit, which will operate 24 hours a day, is planned. As of that date, the laboratory will release the results of the RT-PCR exam within 4 hours of collection, in addition to offering diversified services, such as vaccines and medical assistance by telemedicine. It will operate every day, from 7 am to 10 pm in the Arrivals area, Public Area of Terminal 2 – next to the TGI Friday’s restaurant. The service can be done by scheduling through the “Meu Einstein App”, but the service can also be provided without scheduling on a first-come, first-served basis.
In order to provide an even safer experience to our visitors, the Government of Brazil has issued a new protocol for international arrivals by air in our beautiful country. Follows the updates of safety measures to visit Brazil: – From December 30th 2020 foreign visitors or Brazilians who wish to enter Brazil by air, must present a PCR Test, carried out a maximum of 72 hours in advance with negative or non-reactive COVID-19 result, in order to board the aircraft. – All passengers must sign a health declaration, printed or digital, accepting the preventive measures that should be considered while in the country: it is mandatory by law to wear a mask while circulating in public areas; avoid large gatherings; observe and follow social distancing guidelines; observe and follow sanitizing guidelines of each establishment.These measures are aligned with the responsibility of the Brazilian Government to offer efficiency in the prevention and reduction of risks derived from COVID-19. At Havas Creative Tours, we reiterate the efforts we make to guarantee the safety of our passengers, complying with the prevention regulations in all the services we offer, as well as being spokespersons for the new measures to keep our customers informed.