Centre issues guidelines for international travel, mandatory 14-day quarantine

guidelines for international travel

The Centre has issued detailed guidelines for international travel to India and said that those who are arriving from abroad will have to serve 14-day compulsory quarantine.

The 14-day compulsory quarantine will include seven-day paid institutional quarantine at their own cost, followed by 7 days of isolation at home.

The international passengers have to download the Aarogya Setu app and fill a self-declaration form and share it with health officials. This has to be done before passengers board the flight.

The guidelines for the international travel stated that passengers will be tested as per ICMR protocol, the Ministry of Health and family welfare (MoHFW) said.

-If the passengers test positive, they shall be assessed clinically

-If they are assessed as mild cases, they will be allowed home isolation or isolated in the Covid Care Centre (both public and private facilities) as appropriate.

-Those having moderate or severe symptoms will be admitted to dedicated COVID Health facilities and managed accordingly.

-If are found negative, they shall be advised to further isolate themselves at home and self-monitor their health for 7 days.

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