Travelling is a slippery slope during the pandemic with new rules and guidelines every day. Air India has issued new state-wise guidelines for all domestic air passengers. If you are travelling by Air India, make sure you read this list of COVID-19 regulations in every state.
You need an RT-PCR test report taken 48 hours before the commencement of the journey. In addition, all passengers must mandatorily undergo Rapid Antigen Test. A 7-day home quarantine is also compulsory for passengers arriving in Andaman.
New cases 01
Total confirmed cases 7565
Total cured/discharged 7431
2nd wave deaths 67
Cumulative deaths 129
Total active 05
Cumulative TPR 1.55%
— Andaman and Nicobar Admn (@Andaman_Admin) August 30, 2021
Fully vaccinated, asymptomatic passengers travelling to Goa will not need RT-PCR test reports. However, those above 2 years of age will have to carry an RT-PCR test report. However, passengers should be fully vaccinated at least 14 days before the date of entry.
3. Andhra Pradesh
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#FlyAI: State Governments are issuing various guidelines for travelers. Passengers are requested to check the state-specific requirements before travel. Updated advisory available at https://t.co/LIbI1nXbcl pic.twitter.com/BgWWD66FGH
— Air India (@airindiain) August 18, 2021
Rapid Antigen Test on arrival is mandatory and passengers with positive results must quarantine for 14 days. Passengers must also carry an RT-PCR test report and should home-quarantine for 7 days.
Domestic Arriving passengers at Patna and other airports will not need RT-PCR report. However, all passengers will be tested for Covid -19 and those found positive will be asked to quarantine.
All passengers upon arrival will be thermally screened and symptomatic passengers will have to quarantine for 14 days. Fully Vaccinated, Asymptomatic Passengers Travelling To Delhi Don’t Need RT-PCR Report.
— Delhi Airport (@DelhiAirport) January 30, 2021
No RT-PCR test is required for travelling to Gujarat. However, passengers travelling to Surat must install the SMC Covid-19 Tracker on the Play Store.
Free of cost COVID-19 Test will be done for passengers arriving from Maharashtra, Kerala & Gujarat. Passengers arriving with negative RT- PCR/Antigen report will be exempted from quarantine. However, fully vaccinated passengers do not need to carry negative test reports.
Passengers who have taken the first dose of COVID-19 vaccination need not carry an RT-PCR test report or undergo quarantine. Non-vaccinated passengers must carry an RT-PCR test report not older than 72 hours before departure.
— Rajasthan Tourism (@my_rajasthan) August 31, 2021
10. Tamil Nadu
Symptomatic passengers will need to get a test done upon arrival. Passengers arriving in Coimbatore must have an auto e-pass and also carry a negative RT-PCR report not older than 72 hours from the time of departure.
Passengers without RT-PCR test reports will not be allowed to board the flight. Passengers travelling for 7 days or less will be exempted from mandatory quarantine.
A negative RT-PCR certificate not older than 72 hours is mandatory for all passengers travelling to Karnataka from Kerala and Maharashtra irrespective of vaccination status.
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Munnar the major tourist destination in Kerala open for tourists as the State govt announced relaxations in #COVID19 restrictions
— ANI (@ANI) August 6, 2021
14. Himachal Pradesh
Asymptomatic passengers from all states will be exempted from quarantine if they are carrying a negative COVID-19 report done not earlier than 96 hours from the time when the sample was taken. However, those arriving from places where the COVID-19 caseload is high must undergo 7 days of institutional quarantine, followed by 7 days of home quarantine.
15. Jammu and Kashmir
All passengers arriving at J&K must undergo a COVID-19 antigen test. Passengers without contactable phone numbers and Aarogya Setu App will have to undergo mandatory institutional quarantine.
Watch this space for more such updates.