Covid 19 guidelines for domestic travel

Guidelinesfordomestictravel(airortrainorinter-statebustravel).pdf

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24.05.2020

Government of India Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Guidelines for domestic travel ( air / train / inter – state bus travel )

1 ) Dos and Don’ts shall be provided along with tickets to the travellers by the agencies

concerned. 2 ) All passengers shall be advised to download Arogya Setu app on their mobile devices. 3 ) Suitable announcement about COVID – 19 including precautionary measures to be followed

shall be made at airports / railway station / bus terminals and in flights / trains / bus. The States / UTs shall ensure that all passengers shall undergo thermal screening at the point

of departure and only asymptomatic passengers are allowed to board the flight / train / bus. 5 ) During boarding and travel, all passengers shall use face covers / mask. They will also follow

hand hygiene, respiratory hygiene and maintain environmental hygiene. 6 ) At airports / railway stations / bus terminals required measures to ensure social distancing shall

be taken. 7 ) Airports / railway stations / bus terminals should be regularly sanitized / disinfected and

availability of soaps and sanitizers shall be ensured. 8 ) Thermal screening at exit point shall be arranged. 9 ) Asymptomatic passengers will be permitted to go with the advice that they shall self – monitor

their health for 14 days. In case, they develop any symptoms, they shall inform the district

surveillance officer or the state / national call center ( 1075 ). 10 ) Those found symptomatic will be isolated and taken to the nearest health facility. They will

be assessed for clinical severity at the health facility. 11 ) Those having moderate or severe symptoms will be admitted to dedicated coVID Health

facilities and managed accordingly. 12 ) Those having mild symptoms will be given the option of home isolation or isolated in the Covid

Care Centre ( both public & private facilities ) as appropriate and tested as per ICMR protocol available at https://www.mohfw.gov.in/pdf/Revisedtestingguidelines.pdf. If positive, they will continue in COVID Care Centre and will be managed as per clinical protocol. If negative, the passenger may be allowed to go home, isolate himself / herself and self monitor his / her health for further 7 days. In case, any symptoms develop they shall inform the district surveillance officer or the state / national call center ( 1075 ).

NOTE: States can also develop their own protocol with regards to quarantine and isolation as per their assessment.

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