“These guidelines are being revised in light of the continued declining trajectory of COVID-19 and the significant progress made in COVID-19 vaccination coverage both globally and in India,” the announcement reads. .
The new guidelines no longer require passengers to complete the Air Suvidha form, which was a self-declaration form that required passengers to fill in their travel details, as well as proof of vaccinations and PCR test results. (Polymerase Chain Reaction).
According to the notice, all travelers should preferably be fully vaccinated according to the approved primary vaccination schedule against COVID-19 in their country.
During travel, passengers are advised to use a face mask as a preferred precautionary measure. If a passenger shows symptoms of COVID-19 during the trip, they must wear a mask. The individual should also be isolated and separated from other passengers in-flight or during travel and later transferred to an isolation facility for follow-up treatment.
According to the advisory, disembarkation should be done while ensuring physical distancing. Thermal screening will also be conducted by health officials at the point of entry.
Passengers found to be symptomatic during screening should be immediately isolated and taken to a designated medical facility in accordance with health protocol.
Passengers were also advised to monitor their own health after arriving in India and report to their nearest health facility or call the national helpline number – 1075 – or the national helpline number. ‘State in case they show symptoms.
When returning to the UAE, you do not need a PCR test result, as long as you are fully vaccinated. However, there are certain other documents you can also provide, in place of a PCR test result, in case you are not fully vaccinated. This includes a recent COVID-19 recovery certificate. Learn more, Click here.
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