“The Indian Ministry of Health has ordered from January 11 all arrivals from abroad to observe a one-week quarantine due to an increase in the number of cases of infection with the omicron strain of coronavirus. . In addition, random express tests await passengers at the arrival airport. The procedure is paid, it must be booked before traveling, “- writes the publication.
According to the newspaper, the results of the selective test must be expected at the airport. According to the Indian Ministry of Health, around 2% of passengers on the flight will be tested.
If the test is negative, the tourist can go to the hotel to spend a week in quarantine, but it is forbidden to leave the territory. On the eighth day of your stay, you must take a PCR test and upload the result to the Air Suvidha portal. If the test is negative, the traveler can continue their vacation by monitoring their state of health. If the test is positive, the traveler will be sent for treatment. Those who have been in contact with the infected people must be quarantined.
In November, Russian tourists vaccinated with Sputnik V were given the opportunity to travel to India without quarantine. Travelers must take a coronavirus test 72 hours before departure and upload the result to Air Suvidha, and a vaccination certificate must be attached to the questionnaire. Also, while filling the questionnaire, tourists must provide information about the countries visited 14 days before entering India.