Taking note of prevalent COVID-19 situation and the significant achievements made in COVID-19 vaccination coverage across the globe, the Union Health Ministry has further eased guidelines for international travelers in context of COVID-19.
Vide these new guidelines, which shall come into effect from 0000 Hrs (IST) of 20th July 2023, the earlier requirements for RT-PCR based testing of a random 2% subset of international travelers to India, now stand dropped.
#HealthForAll— Ministry of Health (@MoHFW_INDIA) July 19, 2023
Union Health Ministry has eased #COVID19 guidelines for international travelers to India.
The new guidelines will come into effect from 0000 Hrs (IST) of 20th July 2023.https://t.co/ubcG3OEM20https://t.co/w081PEORTN @PMOIndia @mansukhmandviya…
However, the earlier advice for precautionary measures to be followed in context of COVID-19 by airlines as well as international travelers shall continue to apply.
The updated guidelines have been made available on the official website of Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (https://www.mohfw.gov.in/pdf/GuidelinesforInternationalArrivalsDated18thJuly2023.pdf).
The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare continues to follow the COVID-19 scenario closely.
NEWS SOURCE: PIB Delhi