India opens to fully inoculated Int'l tourists

-A Monitor Report Date: 16 October, 2021 | 467 Views
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New Delhi: India reopens its beautiful landscape to the fully vaccinated foreign tourists. This is for the first time foreigners have been allowed to enter the big South Asian country on October 15 since March 2020 as it imposed the nationwide coronavirus lockdown.

The foreign visitors in question have been permitted to travel on chartered flights to India.

On the other hand, international travellers on regular flights will be able to enter India starting from November 15.

However, it is still unclear whether the tourists on arrival will have to be in quarantine, but they must be fully vaccinated and test negative for the deadly pathogen within 72 hours of their flight.

In the latest relaxation of its COVID-19 curbs, Indian government officials announced on Friday that the country has reopened to fully vaccinated international visitors traveling on chartered flights.
 
Foreign travelers on regular flights will be able to enter India starting from November 15, officials added.
 
It is not yet clear whether arriving tourists will have to quarantine in India, but they must be fully vaccinated and test negative for the COVID-19 virus within 72 hours of their flight.

 

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