Indian Government Issues New Guidelines For International ArrivalsAugust 03, 2020 12:32
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Indian Government Issues New Guidelines For International Arrivals:- With the spread of coronavirus spreading badly, the Centre issued fresh guidelines for all the international passengers who are arriving in India as per the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. A seven-day institutional quarantine is mandatory for the travelers coming to India and they would have to follow the home isolation of seven more days. Exceptions are granted for cases like pregnancy, death in family, serious illness or for parents accompanied by children below the age of ten years. All these will have to isolate themselves for 14 days. The new guidelines will be implemented from August 8th.
All the international passengers will have to apply on the online portal before 72 hours of boarding the flight. The government will take the final call. A negative RTPCR test report has to be submitted on arrival. The test should be conducted within 96 hours before the journey. All the states are asked to follow their own guidelines about the quarantine and home isolation after the arrival of the passengers. Only asymptomatic passengers are allowed to board the flight and they would undergo thermal screening. Along with the ticket, a list of dos and dont's will be provided by the flyer or the agency. The international flight suspension in the country is extended till August 31st.