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Passengers arriving at Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi. (Stock image: Getty)

HC allows home quarantine for Covid-19 negative family after returning from UK

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 02:10 PM IST
The central government said its guidelines only mandate 14-days home quarantine for travellers from the UK if they test negative and institutional quarantine is not advised.
In part, that’s because the virus is still advancing fast — aided by a new, more transmissible and potentially deadlier, variant — and vaccinations are not yet keeping up.(Unsplash)
In part, that’s because the virus is still advancing fast — aided by a new, more transmissible and potentially deadlier, variant — and vaccinations are not yet keeping up.(Unsplash)

Traveller quarantines aren’t going away soon

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 10:00 AM IST
Covid-19 passports based on vaccinations are problematic. Immunity checks are a promising alternative, but still distant. Until we know more about the virus, expect only tighter restrictions.
The three states have previous experience with travel quarantines — though as targets instead of enforcers. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
The three states have previous experience with travel quarantines — though as targets instead of enforcers. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)

Isolate on arrival: NYC region is latest to try traveller quarantine to check Covid-19 spread

New York | By Associated Press | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2020 04:06 PM IST
New York, New Jersey and Connecticut are the latest states to enact 14-day traveller quarantines to try to check the spread of the coronavirus.
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