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RT-PCR Test A Must For Arrivals From 7 More Nations Amid New Strain Fear

02/09/2021 08:04 PM | Click to read full article

A negative RT-PCR result not older than 72 hours has been made mandatory for passengers travelling to India from seven more countries after the discovery of a new Covid variant - C.1.2 - which could be much more infectious. 

South Africa, Bangladesh, Botswana, China, Mauritius, New Zealand, Zimbabwe - have been added to the list today along with UK, Europe and Middle East, according to a latest guideline by Ministry of Health.

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