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US considering T-1 timeline for testing for everyone arriving into the US, and possible quarantine

The US is considering some big moves on the back of the discovery of the Omicron variant of the CoronaVirus recently. For one, they are most probably shrinking the timeline for a negative test for arrival in the US. Also, other harsher measures are on the table, such as post-arrival testing and quarantine.

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Arriving on international flight to Mumbai Airport? Be prepared for a compulsory 14-day quarantine (including from Europe)

A new requirement from the Government of Maharashtra, effective December 1, 2021, requires all international arrivals to home quarantine + RT-PCR on arrival. In addition, those arriving from at-risk countries will have to undergo a 7-day institutional quarantine.

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Effective Dec 1, India will require post-arrival Covid-19 test and 7-days home quarantine for select countries

India will require travellers arriving into the country from various at-risk countries to be testing on arrival, as well as require a random 2% sample for every international flight to be tested effective December 1, 2021. Here are the details.

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