International travellers

Lens on international travelers landing in Karnataka, TAC for quarantine

Risk countries and regions identified; mask mandate should stay, suggest experts, but no fines   

published on : 12th April 2022

Covid-19: Kerala issues detailed guidelines for international travellers

Symptomatic persons should take the RT-PCR test at their own cost and take further action as per the result.

published on : 5th February 2022

Give health details in self-declaration form: Centre brings new rules for international travellers

The guidelines also stated that two percent of the total flight passengers should undergo post-arrival testing randomly on arrival at the airport.

published on : 22nd January 2022

International travellers to Delhi face tough time in hospitals, want new test rules

This is because of the government’s protocol of not discharging the patients until their genome sequencing tests are declared negative.

published on : 28th December 2021

Amid Omicron variant threat, 286 foreign returnees yet to be traced in Cuttack

While the district administration has already identified 858 out of the 1,144 that returned from abroad, the whereabouts of 286 have not yet been ascertained.

published on : 23rd December 2021

Quarantine must for international travellers in Uttara Kannada

In the wake of the Omicron threat, the Uttara Kannada district administration has made quarantine mandatory for people coming from those countries grappling with the pandemic.

published on : 23rd December 2021

Oncologist attends to international flyer, tests positive for Covid

The oncologist became the primary contact of Omicron-affected international traveller when the latter consulted him for cancer treatment on December 16.

published on : 20th December 2021

Telangana health officials tense as Somalian leaves hospital

The 60-year-old patient had not been tested in the random two per cent testing surveillance at the RGIA after he landed. 

published on : 19th December 2021

COVID-19: 62 international travellers remain untraced in Andhra Pradesh's Prakasam district

While some of the 62 travellers could not be located at the addresses provided by them, others reportedly informed the authorities that they are yet to reach Prakasam.

published on : 18th December 2021

Rule leaves loopholes for spread of Omicron

Health officials rue travellers from ‘not at risk’ countries are allowed to leave airport before test results are received

published on : 18th December 2021

2 new cases take Omicron patient count to 8 in Telangana

The major concern is that six out of the eight Omicron positive cases are from countries not categorised as at-risk countries by Telangana's Director of Public Health.

published on : 18th December 2021

Koraput sees fear over foreign returnees

Amid Omicron threat, Koraput district administration and Health department is closely monitoring foreign returnees from at-risk countries. 

published on : 16th December 2021

Hyderabad health officials turn detectives, work through the night to trace Omicron patients

The Health officials had received the test results from the labs late on Tuesday, and immediately tried to reach the two patients, only to find the contact and addresses incorrect.

published on : 16th December 2021

None of foreign returnees test positive for Omicron in Tamil Nadu

Currently, there are 19 active cases of international passengers in Tamil Nadu, including one traveller from Bengaluru.

published on : 12th December 2021

Karnataka: Repeat testing of Omicron patients made part of new COVID discharge protocol

At the time of discharge, the patient should be advised home quarantine and self-monitoring of health for seven days.

published on : 11th December 2021
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