PUBLISHED: 21:58, Mon, Sep 7, 2020 | UPDATED: 21:59, Mon, Sep 7, 2020
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 Rome.
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“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.”
Italy has been testing arrivals for coronavirus from certain destinations since August 12.
Travellers from Spain, Malta, Greece