Covid19 guidelines for International travel revised by India

Covid19 guidelines for International travel revised by India

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.

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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.