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Mauritius under India’s countries ‘at risk’ category



Mauritius under India’s countries 'at risk' category

India’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MHFW) has reviewed the existing guidelines for international arrivals in India. But Mauritius, China, the UK and several other countries continue to be in “at risk” category.

The reviewed guidelines were issued on November 13.

According to NDTV, Mauritius is in a list of 10 countries from where travellers would need to follow additional measures on arrival in India, including post-arrival testing.

“Countries in Europe including the United Kingdom, South Africa, Brazil, Bangladesh, Botswana, China, Mauritius, New Zealand, Zimbabwe and Singapore have been put under ‘at risk’ category,” it cited a MHFW document as reading.

Meanwhile, there is a list of 99 countries with which government of India has agreement for mutual recognition vaccination certificate for individuals fully vaccinated with nationally recognized or WHO recognized COVID-19 vaccine and those exempting Indian citizens fully vaccinated with nationally recognized or WHO recognised vaccines.

“These countries are providing quarantine-free entry to Indians and are allowed certain relaxations on arrival in India,” the document reportedly read.

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