7-day paid quarantine for international passengers arriving at Delhi Airport

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International passengers arriving at Delhi Airport must undergo a paid 7-day institutional quarantine.

New Delhi:

Given the ongoing COVID-19 scenario, all passengers arriving on international flights at Delhi Airport will be required to undergo seven days of institutional quarantine at their own expense, followed by a week of home quarantine.

In accordance with the latest directives issued by the airport authority, all international passengers will be required to sign an undertaking to accept this obligation (of seven days of paid institutional quarantine), which will be kept by the mission / embassy abroad prior to the reservation confirmation.

In addition, international passengers who plan to stay in the Delhi-NCR area will be required to undergo a mandatory health examination which includes a primary examination by airport health officials, followed by a secondary examination at the post. Delhi Government, after which they will be allowed to proceed to the approved quarantine location.

The authority said only pregnant women, those who have died in the family, those suffering from a serious illness and parents traveling with children under the age of 10 will benefit from an exception for which they will have to send. a commitment form, with documents, to [email protected]

During this time, all domestic passengers will be required to undergo a mandatory thermal check near the exit gates and only those who are deemed asymptomatic will be allowed to leave the airport premises. They will also have to remain in quarantine at home for 7 days.

Passengers in transit must undergo temperature checks at the departure and entry gates before taking their next flight.

“Passengers arriving on an international flight from the Vande Bharat mission can only take a connecting domestic flight if it also falls under the Vande Bharat mission. However, passengers who plan to board domestic flights will need to obtain a certificate. exemption allowed, if they are, coming from non-Vande Bharat international flights, ”the authority added.

With a peak of 37,148 cases and 587 deaths reported in India on Tuesday, the total number of COVID-19 cases stood at 11.55,191, according to the Union Ministry of Health.

The total number of cases includes 4,022,529 active cases, 7,24,578 cured / discharged / migrated patients and 28,084 deaths.

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