India removes quarantine rule for international travellers from today

25th Oct,2021

India removes quarantine rule for international travellers from today

Passengers who have been fully vaccinated from the country where India entered into a mutual agreement to mutually accept the Covid-19 vaccines approved by the World Health Organization (WHO) are allowed to depart from the airport and are not required to undergo home quarantine and testing. From Monday. According to revised guidelines for international traffic issued on Wednesday. However, they are required to submit a negative Covid-19 RT-PCR report. The Union Health Ministry said the guidelines for international travellers violated all other guidelines issued on February 17 this year and beyond. “The global trajectory of the Covid-19 pandemic continues to decline with some regional variations. The need to monitor the development of SARS-CoV-2 variants (VOCs), which are of a constantly changing nature and cause for concern, should be kept in mind, ”the ministry said. “Current guidelines for international visitors to India (with subsequent appendices issued on 17 February 2021) are designed to take a risk-based approach. In view of the growing vaccine coverage worldwide and the changing nature of the epidemic, the existing guidelines for international visitors to India have been reviewed, ”he said.