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is set to test every plane passenger jetting out of the city's airports for coronavirus as attempts to clamp down on the spread of the deadly virus. This is what you need to know.

PUBLISHED: 21:58, Mon, Sep 7, 2020 | UPDATED: 21:59, Mon, Sep 7, 2020

holidaymakers flying out from are set to all be given a coronavirus test at the airport under new plans. Anyone who tests positively for the virus will not be allowed to fly. They will have to quarantine in the Italian capital.

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Accommodation would be provided.

The travellers would have to remain in quarantine until they tested negatively, a spokesman for the health authority in Lazio, the region that includes the Italian capital, told The Times.

The testing will be rolled out this month.

It will initially apply to flights flying to Milan from .

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italy holidays rome coronavirus test airport testing flights quarantine news latest holidays: Anyone who tests positively for the virus will not be allowed to fly (Image: Getty Images)

italy holidays rome coronavirus test airport testing flights quarantine news latest holidays: Testing will initially apply to flights flying to Milan from (Image: Getty Images)

“Before flying, people will stop off at our airport drive-in test centre and get a result in 30 minutes,” the health official said.

“So instead of arriving an hour before a flight you come two hours before,”

“Our ambition is that everyone flies out with a ticket and negative result in their pocket.”

has been testing arrivals for coronavirus from certain destinations since August 12.

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