Costa del Sol Wants Covid Testing at Airports

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THE mayor of Malaga, Francisco de la Torre, has asked the Andalucian Parliament to introduce PCR testing for tourists arriving at the Costa del Sol. De la Torre hopes that this testing will reduce the risk of imported cases and he has also rallied for the Covid tracing app to be voluntarily introduced.

De la Torre has specified that his main goal is for the Costa del Sol to become “contagion 0” and this will only be possible with PCR testing at all AENA airports which can only be furthered with governmental policies.

Likewise, he is trying to get the Junta to introduce the mobile application which allows for possible infections to be traced. This kind of application has already been introduced in other European and Asian countries and would be completely voluntary.

He also highlighted that Malaga’s town hall has been working hard to promote economic recovery, tourism, trade, industry and transport forums amongst other topics.

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Laura Taylor

Laura Taylor is a graduate from the University of Leeds. At university, she obtained a Bachelors in Communication and Media, as well as a Masters in International Relations.
She is half British and half Spanish and resides in Malaga. Her focus when writing news typically encompasses national Spanish news and local news from the Costa del Sol.

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