Coronavirus update: Travellers from Europe, UK, China continue to be in 'at-risk' category

By Jasleen Kaur -- November 15, 2021 4:11 pm -- Updated:Feb 15, 2021
Coronavirus update: In view of increasing vaccination coverage across the globe and the changing nature of Covid-19, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has reviewed the existing guidelines for international arrivals in India. However, Europe, UK, China and several other countries continue to be in 'at risk' category.

There is a list of 10 countries from where travellers would need to follow additional measures on arrival in India, including post-arrival testing for Covid-19.

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"Countries in Europe, including the UK, South Africa, Brazil, Bangladesh, Botswana, China, Mauritius, New Zealand, Zimbabwe and Singapore have been put under 'at risk' category," reads the document.

Meanwhile, there is a list of 99 countries with which the Government of India has agreement for mutual recognition vaccination certificate for individuals fully vaccinated with nationally recognised or WHO recognised Covid-19 vaccine and those exempting Indian citizens fully vaccinated with nationally recognised or WHO recognised vaccines.

"These countries are providing quarantine-free entry to Indians and are allowed certain relaxations on arrival in India," reads the document.

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As per the latest update on coronavirus, the listing of such countries is available on th websites of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare ( and the link of the same will be available at the website of the Ministry of External Affairs and Air Suvidha Portal. The travellers have to upload there vaccine certificate at AirSuvidha portal.

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-PTC News

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