COVID-19: Karnataka revises guidelines for foreign travellers

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The previous guideline issued in August had mandated 14-days home quarantine for all international passengers arriving in the state.

International travellers coming to Karnataka will get exemption from the mandatory 14-day home quarantine by submitting a negative RT-PCR test report.

A government ordered issues by Health Commissioner Pankaj Kumar Pandey said that the travellers should also submit a self-declaration form on the online 72 hours before the scheduled arrival to avail the benefit.

The test report should be uploaded on the online portal for consideration and a hard copy produced on arrival. All the passengers at the points of entry at airport and seaport will also be compulsorily screened for symptoms of Covid-19.

On arrival, all the passengers at the points of entry at airport and seaport will be compulsorily screened for symptoms of COVID-19. Before boarding all passengers are advised to download Arogya Setu app, Quarantine watch app and Apthamitra App on their mobile devices.

The previous guideline issued in August had mandated 14-days home quarantine for all international passengers arriving in the state. Exemption was granted only to business and short-term travellers on production of negative RT-PCR report (with agency inputs)

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