Covid19 guidelines for International travel revised by India
As more countries announce travel restrictions over the detection of new Covid-19 Omicron variant, the Union Health Ministry revised its guidelines for international arrivals in India.
According to the revised rules, travellers from 12 countries at-risk will need to take Covid test post-arrival and wait for results at the airport. If the traveller is tested negative, they have to be home quarantined for 7 days. They will be re-tested on eighth day and if found negative, they will have to further self-monitor themselves for the next 7 days, the updated guideline stated.
The travellers also have to submit their travel details for the last 14 days and upload the negative RT-PCR test report on Air Suvidha portal before commencing their journey.
The new rules will come into effect from 1 December till further orders. The revised guidelines will supersede earlier ones issued on and after 11 November.