With the rise in coronavirus cases worldwide due to the BF-7 variant, the Indian health ministry on Saturday announced that international arrivals from China, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong and Thailand need to submit RT-PCR test results.

Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said that passengers coming from these countries will be quarantined if they are found to have symptoms or test positive for Coronavirus.

Union Health Minister Dr Mandaviya said, "RT-PCR test to be mandatory for international arrivals from China, Japan, S. Korea, Hong Kong & Thailand. On arrival, if any passenger from these countries is found symptomatic or tests positive for Covid19, then he/she will be put under quarantine"

New Guidelines For International Arrivals

India on Thursday updated its guidelines, which include protocols that must be followed by international travelers as well as points of entry (airports, seaports and land borders) and will be effective from December 24, 2022.

This includes random testing of flights/travel and international arrivals at all points of entry and the precautionary measures to be taken (preferably use of masks and physical distancing).


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