According to SOAP, passengers who find RT PCR tests negative at the airport will be advised to stay indoors for 14 days (previously the advice was 7 days). The district authorities will follow such people.
UK Covid Strain Following the suspension, the Indian government has instructed the British to resume air services from 8 January. For this, the Union Ministry of Health has published the Standard Operating System (SOP). These standard operating procedures will apply to international airports from 8 January to 30 January. Under it, the Department of Civil Aviation (DGCA) will strictly monitor that no passenger travels from a third country to the UK and then to India. This means that no passenger coming to India from the UK will come through any third country. The guidelines state that it will be clear that such individuals are coming from the UK and should be treated similarly.
According to SOAP, all international travelers must share the last 14 days of travel history and fill out a self-declaration form. All passengers must complete the self-declaration form 72 hours before traveling to www.newdelhiairport.in. In addition, according to the SOP, it will be mandatory for all passengers arriving in India from the UK to bring a negative RT PCR test report which has been done within the last 722 hours. This report should also be uploaded on the online portal.
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All airlines must ensure that the passenger has a negative RT PCR test report before boarding the flight. Passengers arriving in India from the UK via international flights will be required to undergo RT PCR testing at the airport. Passengers will also have to bear the cost of the RT-PCR test to be held at the airport. After the RT-PCR test, the airport authorities will be responsible for arranging the segregation / waiting of the passengers.
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All States and Union Territories have been directed to set up a help desk facility at the airport. On examination, infected passengers will be isolated at a separate detention facility provided by the state health authority prepared by the party. If any new UK strains are found in the genome sequencing of passengers, they will be housed in separate units and treated under the protocol. Such patients will be tested for RT-PCR after 14 days and if it is found to be positive at that time, the patient will not be discharged until two consecutive RT-PCR tests are negative.