Quarantine rules for international passengers in Kerala. In response to growing concerns about the Omicron variant of the coronavirus. Kerala Health Minister Veena George has stated that all visitors from ‘at-risk countries must be quarantined for 14 days. They will take an RT-PCR test at the airport when they arrive.
On the eighth day, the travelers will have to take another RT-PCR test; and even if the results are negative, they will have to stay in isolation for another seven days. “They’ll have to stay in quarantine for 14 days,” George explained. “We’ve looked into it and informed all of our DMOs, DPMs, and other stakeholders. We’ve reached out to the districts. As a result, we’ll be doing it “she continued.
“We discussed the steps we’ve taken so far and the steps that need to be taken; as per the guidelines of the Indian government. Our health workers will be present at all four airports, collecting data that; we will share with the police department and others “George remarked.
International passengers in Kerala
The virus’s Omicron variant was first discovered in South Africa, but it has since spread to a number; of other countries.
The UK, Europe as a whole, and 11 countries; South Africa, Brazil, Bangladesh, Botswana, China, Mauritius, New Zealand, Zimbabwe, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Israel – are all ‘at-risk countries. According to the latest guidelines released by the central government.
Meanwhile, Kerala reported 3,382 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the total number of cases to 51,25,262.
According to an official release, the state also recorded 117 deaths, bringing the total death toll to 39,955. On November 28, Kerala had a total of 4,350 cases.