In view of the increasing infection of the new variant of the corona virus, Omicron, the Ministry of Health has issued new guidelines for people coming from abroad. The Central Government has released a list of 12 countries. The countries whose names are in this list will have to follow the new guidelines. The government has made strict rules for four countries South Africa, China, New Zealand and Hong Kong.
Guidelines for travelers coming from four countries
According to the new guidelines of the government, travelers coming from South Africa, China, New Zealand and Hong Kong will first have to show their vaccination certificate. After that RTPCR test of those passengers will also be done. Even after the result of the test, it will have to be quarantined for seven days and after that it will have to be tested once again. Then if the test comes negative, then for 7 days you will have to take care of yourself.
12 countries placed in high risk category
The central government has prepared a list of 12 countries where the risk of new variants is high. These include all countries of Europe including the UK, South Africa, Brazil, Bangladesh, Botswana, China, Mauritius, New Zealand, Zimbabwe, Singapore, Hong Kong and Israel. Apart from these countries, passengers coming from other countries will be allowed to come out of the airport. Therefore, he will have to remain under observation himself for 14 days.
According to the guidelines of the Ministry of Health, travelers from the countries affected by the new variant will undergo a corona test after arrival. Passengers will have to wait for the result of the test. If the test report comes negative, they will be in home quarantine for 7 days. Corona test will have to be done again on the 8th day, if the report comes back negative, then self-monitoring will have to be done for the next 7 days.
According to the new guidelines, travelers from countries other than high-risk countries will be allowed out of the airport and will have to self-monitor for 14 days. 5% of the total flight passengers will undergo RT-PCR test at the airport on arrival. Airport personnel present at the airport can test five percent of the total passengers (any passenger at random).