India on Monday added Ghana and Tanzania to the listing of “in danger” international locations, passengers from the place need to comply with further COVID-19 testing and quarantine measures.
The Aviation Ministry stated on Tuesday that the listing of “in danger” international locations was up to date on Monday.
International locations in Europe, together with the UK, and South Africa, Brazil, Botswana, China, Ghana, Mauritius, New Zealand, Zimbabwe, Hong Kong, Singapore, Tanzania and Israel have been positioned within the “at-risk” class, the Aviation Ministry famous.
Delhi had reported its first case of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus on Sunday with a 37-year-old absolutely vaccinated man, who arrived in Delhi from Tanzania, testing optimistic.
The affected person, a resident of Ranchi, had travelled from Tanzania to Doha and from there to Delhi on a Qatar Airways flight on December 2. He stayed in Johannesburg, South Africa, for per week. The particular person has gentle signs.
In response to the Union Well being Ministry’s pointers that got here into pressure from December 1 following the emergence of the Omicron variant, all passengers coming from “at-risk” international locations need to compulsorily endure RT-PCR check and two per cent of passengers arriving from different international locations must take the check on a random foundation.
The passengers must look forward to the outcomes earlier than leaving the airport or taking a connecting flight, in line with the rules.
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