Saturday, 29 January, 2022

Topic: Quarantine

India makes 7-day home quarantine mandatory for international arrivals, Covid test on 8th day

The guidelines will come into force from 11 January. Previously, travellers coming from 'at risk' countries had to get their Covid test done upon arrival and wait till results were out.

BJP national executive expands but exclusion of outspoken leaders shows no space for dissent

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UK to lift quarantine rules for Indians fully vaccinated with Covishield from 11 October

Indian travellers who have received both doses of Covishield or another UK-approved vaccine at least 14 days before arrival in the UK can travel without having to quarantine now.

UK to abolish 10-day quarantine rule ​for almost all countries: Report

The current ‘red list’ of 54 countries will be slashed to nine. The changes are expected to be announced Thursday, said the Sunday Telegraph report.

Health ministry mandates compulsory 14 days quarantine for Afghan evacuees at ITBP camp

Any person testing positive or detected as symptomatic shall be shifted to identified Covid-19 dedicated Covid Care Centre or Covid hospital of NCT of Delhi, the memorandum stated.

Adar Poonawalla sets aside fund of Rs 10 cr to support Indian students travelling abroad

Poonawalla said a few countries are yet to approve Covishield as an acceptable vaccine for travel so he will be supporting students abroad who may have to incur costs on quarantine.

How quarantines after international air travel are getting longer and lonelier

With questions hanging over the efficacy of vaccines on mutated strains, this new front in the public-health battle is damping hopes of a swift rebound in international air travel.

What quarantine is like at the most magical place on Earth

This 750-acre property is styled like a frontier campground and includes stand-alone cabins that don’t share ventilation systems to help contain Covid cases.

This is when you are most infectious with Covid-19

There is a reason why it has been so difficult to contain the novel coronavirus.

No mandatory 14-day quarantine if Army, Navy, IAF personnel travel by air for leave or duty

June guidelines allowed soldiers to skip 14-day quarantine, but did not specify air travel. The new rule will help personnel go for temporary duties and short leaves.

On Camera


Kapil Sharma on 'I'm Not Done Yet' | Facebook/Netflix India

He’s not done yet — Why Kapil Sharma, the mass celebrity, deserved Netflix limelight

Kapil Sharma is an Indian Everyman on his Netflix show, singing praises for Shah Rukh Khan, talking about alcohol trouble, and his tweets to PM Narendra Modi.
V. Anantha Nageswaran

Who is V Anantha Nageswaran, new chief economic advisor? IIM-A grad, academic, PM’s ex-advisor

Nageswaran, who has taught at various B-schools in India and Singapore, takes charge days before the tabling of the Economic Survey and the Union Budget.


Representational image of Indian Navy ships | Photo: Commons

India carrying out more warship patrols than ever to catch China in crowded global seas

Estimated 125 foreign naval vessels are in the Indian Ocean at any given time, roughly 3 times the number deployed in the wake of the 9/11 attacks when the US invaded Afghanistan.

Let them eat communalism: Yogi’s poll pitch may work but heartland’s jobless fury endangers India

While UP’s unemployed are angry, Yogi’s call for a choice between Jinnah and Sardar Patel, more than seven decades after they both died, is the new ‘let them eat cake’.