Israel PM Naftali Bennett.

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Israel Announces Travel Ban For Foreigners For 14 Days: Omicron

Amid the concern of COVID-19's Omicron variant, Israel announced a travel ban for foreigners for two weeks in the country. The decision was taken at a corona cabinet meeting on November 27. Israeli citizens who return to the country will have to undergo a COVID-19 test at the airport. Vaccinated citizens need to spend three days in quarantine and unvaccinated ones have to spend seven days in quarantine.

Sun, 28 Nov 2021 - 09:55 AM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Israel, travel ban, Omicron Strain, Foreigners, Quarantine

Chinese flag with five Olympic rings.

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Only Chinese Spectators Allowed In The 2022 Winter Olympics

The Beijing 2022 Organising Committee submitted the Covid-19 countermeasures report for the 2022 Winter Games to the International Olympics Committee (IOC) and International Paralympic Committee (IPC) on September 30. China has only allowed its citizens ''who meet the requirements of Covid-19 countermeasures'' to be the spectators. However, those who're fully unvaccinated by the WHO's standards have to undergo a 21-day quarantine. The games… read-more

Fri, 01 Oct 2021 - 06:09 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Winter Olympics, beijing, Covid-19, Quarantine, Winter Paralympic

Courtesy: DW News

Health worker taking a sample of man.

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5-Day Quarantine Is Mandatory For Kerala People In Goa

As the COVID-19 cases are rising in Kerala, Goa on September 12 made the five-day quarantine mandatory for those who're coming from Kerala. Following the quarantine, they've to undergo an RT-PCR test. The government also extended the 24-hour statewide curfew until September 20 and banned Casinos' opening. However, no quarantine is required for health care professionals, kids below two years of age, and in case of a medical emergency.

Mon, 13 Sep 2021 - 07:49 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Quarantine, Goa, Kerala, Covid-19

Courtesy: NDTV


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Switzerland Allows Fully Vaccinated Visitors From India

Switzerland has eased the COVID-19 restrictions from June 26, and has allowed the entry of travellers from other countries including India. People who have been vaccinated and fully recovered with COVID-19 will now be permitted without the need for a negative test report or quarantine. The information about the same was shared by the Swiss government’s Federal Council of Public Health.

Tue, 29 Jun 2021 - 04:35 PM / by Sahil Quadir

Tags: Switzerland, Covid-19, variant, Quarantine

Courtesy: NDTV

Bengaluru FC

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Maldives Govt Asks Bengaluru FC To Leave Country For Quarantine Breach

Indian football club Bengaluru FC has come under scanner for flouting quarantine rules in the Maldives. Calling it an unacceptable behavior, Maldives Sports Minister Ahmed Mahloof asked the team to leave the country in his May 8 tweet. Meanwhile, the Bengaluru FC owner Part Jindal has apologised on behalf of team. Reportedly, the club was to face Maldives' Club Eagles in an encounter scheduled on May 11.

Sun, 09 May 2021 - 08:35 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: FC Bengaluru United, Maldives, parth jindal, Quarantine

Courtesy: News18

Kumbh Mela, Haridwar.

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Telangana: 14-Day Quarantine Mandatory For Kumbh Mela Returnees

People returning to Telangana from Haridwar Kumbh Mela will have to undergo a 14-day mandatory quarantine as the state government has issued an order regarding the same. Besides, the government has also advised to symptomatic returnees to get tested immediately. Reportedly, the state's count for COVID patients has logged 3.79 lakh as 6,206 fresh cases emerged in a single day with 29 deaths taking the total fatality count to 1,928.

Sat, 24 Apr 2021 - 09:31 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Telangana, Kumbh Mela, haridwar, Quarantine

Courtesy: India .com

Jana Sena Party chief and actor Pawan Kalyan went into self-quarantine

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JSP Chief Pawan Kalyan Quarantines Himself Over Doctor's Advice

Jana Sena Party officially confirms on April 11, actor Pawan Kalyan has self-quarantined after his chief executives and personal security staffs tested positive for COVID-19. Reportedly, majority of his associates have been testing positive since last week. Based on the doctors’ advice, kalyan self-quarantined himself as a precautionary step and is working with the party virtually. Ahead of Tirupati by-elections in Andhra Pradesh, on April 3 … read-more

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 03:12 PM / by Samanth Lanka

Tags: pawan kalyan, Tirupati, Bye-Election, BJP, Quarantine, Coronavirus

Courtesy: Twitter

Hardik Pandya with Family

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India Vs England: BCCI Allows Players' Families During Quarantine

Ahead of hosting India-England tour, the Indian cricket team on January 28 cleared their first of the three-round COVID-19 RT-PCR test. The BCCI has also allowed the players to be accompanied by their families. For this, a BCCI official said that coming from a wearying Australian tour, a hard and "lonely" quarantine could be extremely burdensome for the players. However, the board has mandated bio-bubble for all.

Fri, 29 Jan 2021 - 09:20 AM / by Sakshi Teresa Emmanuel

Tags: Indian Cricket, Covid-19 Test, RT-PCR test, Test Series, India vs England, Quarantine, Leela Palace Hotel, Family, Hardik Pandya, Rohit Sharma


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IPL 2020: BCCI Reduces Quarantine Period for Australia and England Players

The BCCI on September 18 accepted the request from Australia and England players to reduce the quarantine period to three days. With this, the players can be available for their IPL franchise right from the beginning of the tournament. However, those arriving at the UAE will have to undergo 6-day quarantine. Moreover, the players will be allowed to play their first match only if they test negative on September 19.

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 - 08:35 PM / by Dharshana Vijayan

Tags: IPL, Quarantine, Australia, England, BCCI

Courtesy: The Indian Express

An Air India Express Flight

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Air-India Express Flights To Divert its Flight To Sharjah, Instead of Dubai

Dubai Civil Aviation Authority has cancelled all Air-India Express flights to operate from the country’s airports, till October 2. The decision came as a flight to Dubai was found carrying a COVID-infected passenger, on September 4. "Air-India Express will have to pay for medical expenses incurred on passengers of that flight," said the DCAA. Apologizing to DCAA, AI Express said that flights will be diverted to Sharjah, during the suspension… read-more

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 - 01:20 PM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Covid-19, Dubai, Air India, Quarantine, covid positive

Courtesy: Live Mint