Health Ministry set guidelines for air travellers amid Covid 19.

With all domestic (air/ rail/ inter-State bus) travel to resume from Monday, the Health Ministry issued new guidelines for inter-State travel and international arrivals, stating that only COVID-asymptomatic domestic passengers/ international arrivals will be permitted with the advice that they shall self-monitor their health for 14 days.

While Mumbai will restart operations from Monday, it will allow only 25 each of arrivals and departures, a fourth of the flights the Centre said airlines (30% of regular flights) could operate to different airports. The decision came hours after Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said that he had sought more time from the Civil Aviation Ministry to restart operations.

“In case, they develop any COVID symptoms, they shall inform the district surveillance officer or the State/national call centre,the Health Ministry said on Sunday.