New SOPs For UK Arrivals, Separate Isolation For Those With Mutant Strain
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New SOPs For UK Arrivals, Separate Isolation For Those With Mutant Strain

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December 22, 2020

RT-PCR testing on arrival, separate isolation of those testing positive for the new variant of coronavirus, institutional quarantine for co-passengers of those testing positive: These are some of the salient requirements mentioned in the standard operating procedure (SOP) issued by the government of India today for travelers arriving from the UK. The SOP were published in the wake of growing fears around the new mutant variant of the coronavirus detected recently in that country.


New Delhi, 22 December 2020

Releasing the SOP, the ministry of health and family welfare said this new variant of the virus is estimated by the European Center for Disease Control (ECDC) to be more transmissible and affecting younger population.

Source -NDTV


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