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.
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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
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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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
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.
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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.
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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
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