New Delhi, Oct 20: The well being ministry on Wednesday stated India has signed agreements for mutual recognition of nationally or WHO recognised COVID-19 vaccines with 11 international locations together with the UK, France and Germany and totally vaccinated travellers coming from these international locations shall be allowed to go away the airport and needn’t endure dwelling quarantine and testing.
Revised pointers for worldwide arrivals had been launched on Wednesday. These recent guidelines supersede all pointers issued on the topic on and after February 17, 2021, the ministry stated.
The checklist of nations with which the federal government has settlement for mutual recognition vaccination certificates for people totally vaccinated with nationally recognised or WHO recognised COVID-19 vaccine and people exempting Indian residents totally vaccinated with nationally or WHO recognised vaccines are the UK, France, Germany, Nepal, Belarus, Lebanon, Armenia, Ukraine, Belgium, Hungary and Serbia.
If travellers totally vaccinated and coming from a rustic with which India has reciprocal preparations for mutual acceptance of WHO authorised COVID-19 vaccines, they shall be allowed to go away the airport and needn’t endure dwelling quarantine and testing, based on the revised pointers. They’ll, nonetheless, want to provide a adverse RT-PCR report. They shall self monitor their well being for 14 days put up arrival, based on the revised pointers.
If partially or not vaccinated, the travellers must undertake measures which incorporates submission of pattern for post-arrival COVID-19 check on the level of arrival after which they are going to be allowed to go away the airport, dwelling quarantine for seven days, re-test on the eighth day of arrival in India and if adverse, additional selfmonitor of their well being for subsequent seven days.
The checklist of nations from the place travellers would wish to observe extra measures on arrival in India, together with post-arrival testing (international locations at-risk) are South Africa, Brazil, Bangladesh, Botswana, China, Mauritius, New Zealand, Zimbabwe and international locations in Europe together with the UK.