International passengers need 14 days self monitor post arrival
International passengers need 14 days self monitor post arrival. On January 11, all passengers who are coming to India must have to quarantine at home for seven days, and on the eighth day, the RT-PCR test is important to upload on the Air Suvidha portal. The Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare also increased the number of “at-risk” countries from 12 to 19. As per the latest guidelines, children below the age of five years are exempted from pre and post-arrival testing but if found symptomatic for coronavirus then they have to go for testing and treatment as per laid down protocols. New guidelines will remain in force till further government orders.
All international passengers need 14 days of self-monitor post-arrival
Earlier, only passengers arriving from “at-risk” countries need to isolate themself for seven days but now all passengers have to follow the same rules. On the eighth day, if they test negative, they have to self-monitor for the next seven days. If test positive, those passengers shall be managed in an isolation facility as per the protocols and their samples will be sent for genomic surveillance.
The United Kingdom, Botswana, Brazil, China, Mauritius, Hong Kong, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Tunisia, New Zealand, Nigeria, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Ghana, Congo, Tanzania, Israel, and Ethiopia.
For not-at-risk countries
Randomly 2 percent of travelers from not-at-risk countries will have to undergo RT-PCR tests on arrival. If they are found negative will follow the seven-day quarantine and if found positive will be sent to an isolation facility.