None of 1,156 Indians who arrived from Ukraine kept under isolation: Health Ministry

International travel advisory revised to provide various exemptions for those being evacuated

February 28, 2022 03:28 pm | Updated March 01, 2022 12:47 am IST - NEW DELHI

Students from Ukraine with their families at the Thiruvananthapuram International Airport on Sunday.

Students from Ukraine with their families at the Thiruvananthapuram International Airport on Sunday. | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

So far 1,156 Indians have arrived from Ukraine and none has been kept under isolation, a release issued by the Union Health Ministry said on Monday.

The Ministry noted that had revised international travel advisory to provide various exemptions for those being evacuated from Ukraine. It explained that mandatory pre-boarding negative RT-PCR test and vaccination certificate are exempted and also uploading documents before departure on the Air-Suvidha portal.

“In case, a traveller is not able to submit a pre-arrival RT-PCR test or who has not completed the COVID-19 vaccination, they have been allowed to submit their samples on arrival with the advice to continue to self-monitor their health for 14 days after arrival,” the release added.

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