India revises guidelines for international travellers

RP | Published: 11:18 AM Nov 29 2021
World India revises guidelines for international travellers

India's Union Health Ministry on Sunday revised guidelines for international arrivals, effective from 01 December, in view of the latest Omicron COVID variant.

Under the revised guidelines, international passengers entering India have to submit 14-days travel details and upload negative RT-PCR test reports via the Air Suvidha portal prior to their journey.

The test should have been conducted within 72 hours prior to undertaking the journey. 

As per the Health Ministry's guidelines, travellers from 'countries at-risk' ( the United Kingdom, South Africa, Brazil, Bangladesh, Botswana, China, Mauritius, New Zealand, Zimbabwe, Singapore, Hong Kong, Israel) will need to take a COVID-19 test post-arrival and wait for results at the airport. 

If tested negative they are mandated to follow home quarantine for seven days, and will be subjected to another test on the eight-day. If tested negative again, they will be required t for the next seven days. 

(Source : ANI News)

RP | Published: 11:18 AM Nov 29 2021

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