As per the latest rules, passengers arriving from Maharashtra, the badly-hit state due to Novel Coronavirus, a negative RT-PCR report (not older than 72 hours before departure) is now compulsory. Passengers who do not have a negative report will have to undergo 14-day quarantine. Low Cost carrier IndiGo and SpiceJet took to their respective Twitter handles to alert passengers about the latest travel guidelines.

  • A negative RT-PCR report (not older than 72 hours before departure) is now mandatory.
  • 14-day quarantine for passengers arriving without a negative report.


"Important update for passengers travelling from Maharashtra to Delhi," Spicejet tweeted.

Random testing of passengers coming from states witnessing a surge in COVID-19 cases will be accomplished at the Delhi airport and those who found positive will be "mandatorily quarantined".

- 14-day quarantine for passengers arriving without a negative report," IndiGo tweeted.

Health Screening 

As cases are increases with the sudden speed, random sample collection will be done for passengers arriving from states where there has been a spurt in number for COVID-19 cases. Passengers will be allowed to exit after sample collection.

Thermal screening will be done for all passengers on arrival.

Passengers arriving from any city in Maharashtra will require RT-PCR negative report from ICMR certified labs not old then 72hrs.

Quarantine Guidelines

Travellers found positive in RT-PCR report will be quarantined at home or CCC/CHC/Hospital for 10 days.
Passengers arriving from Maharashtra without RT-PCR negative report shall be required undergo 14 days of home quarantine.
India said a record single-day rise of 1,84,372 new coronavirus infections of the total count of cases to 1,38,73,825, while the active cases crossed to the 13-lakh counts, as per Union Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday.

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