The Union well being ministry on Tuesday issued normal of procedures (SOPs) for passengers arriving from the UK (UK) amid the detection of a brand new variant of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) . On Monday, the Centre had introduced that it had briefly banned flights from UK into India which might proceed until December 31.
The well being ministry said in its SOPs that passengers from UK who arrived in India between November 25 and December eight, 2020 could be contacted by District Surveillance Officers and will probably be suggested to self-monitor their well being.
State governments ought to be certain that passengers travelling from or transitioning via airports within the UK and disembarking in India could be subjected to RT-PCR assessments on arrival, the ministry stated including that in case of a optimistic pattern, it is suggested that spike bases RT-PCR assessments must be carried out.
These passengers who take a look at destructive via the RT-PCR technique will probably be suggested residence quarantine.